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Friday, August 14, 2009

Definitions for celerity

  1. Rapidity of motion or action; quickness; swiftness.

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Citations for celerity
Though not in the best of physical form, he was capable of moving with celerity. Malachy McCourt, A Monk Swimming: A Memoir
Furthermore, as is well known, computer technology grows obsolete with amazing celerity. Alan S. Blinder and Richard E. Quandt, The Atlantic
Origin of celerity
Celerity is from Latin celeritas, from celer, "swift." It is related to accelerate.