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Synonyms for alacrity
əˈlæk rɪ tialacrity

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  1. alacritynoun

    Eagerness; liveliness; enthusiasm.

    enthusiasm, eagerness, willingness, avidity

    apathy, disinclination, indifference, reluctance, hesitance

  2. alacritynoun

    Promptness; speed.

    celerity, promptness, haste, swiftness, briskness, quickness

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. alacrity

    quickness, readiness, briskness, activity, cheerfulness, compliance, willingness, promptitude

    slowness, reluctance, repugnance

Princeton's WordNet

  1. alacrity, briskness, smartnessnoun

    liveliness and eagerness

    "he accepted with alacrity"; "the smartness of the pace soon exhausted him"

    smart, stylishness, chichi, chicness, smartness, last word, brightness, briskness, chic, smarting, swank, modishness, cleverness

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. alacritynoun

    readiness, promptitude, alertness, agility, activity, quickness, eagerness

  2. alacritynoun

    sprightliness, gayety, cheerfulness, hilarity, vivacity, liveliness, high spirits, good spirits

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  1. List of paraphrases for "alacrity":

    eagerness, promptness, willingness

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  1. John Kilduff:

    It's the same witches brew of bullish stuff: Iran, Venezuela, the lack of alacrity by Saudi Arabia to bring more oil onto the market.

  2. Megan Crandall:

    In no way is there any intention whatsoever to let this languish, our intention is to move forward with as much alacrity as possible.

  3. Henry David Thoreau:

    Government never furthered any enterprise but the alacrity with which it got out of the way.

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