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Synonyms for alacrity
əˈlæk rɪ tialacrity

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  1. alacritynoun

    Eagerness; liveliness; enthusiasm.

    Synonyms:
    enthusiasm, eagerness, willingness, avidity

    Antonyms:
    apathy, disinclination, indifference, reluctance, hesitance

  2. alacritynoun

    Promptness; speed.

    Synonyms:
    celerity, promptness, haste, swiftness, briskness, quickness

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. alacrity

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

    Antonyms:
    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"

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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. alacritynoun

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

  2. alacritynoun

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "alacrity":

    eagerness, promptness, willingness

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How to use alacrity in a sentence?

  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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