Synonyms for agility

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uh-jil-i-tee
Phonetic Transcription : əˈdʒɪl ɪ ti

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Définition of agility

Origin :
  • early 15c., from Old French agilité (14c.), from Latin agilitatem (nominative agilitas) "mobility, nimbleness, quickness," from agilis, from agere "to move" (see act (n.)).
  • noun physical or mental nimbleness, deftness
Example sentences :
  • The agility and bounds of the evening were insured only at a price like this.
  • Extract from : « Self-Help » by Samuel Smiles
  • Then, in a second, with an agility absolutely staggering, he was on his feet.
  • Extract from : « The Law-Breakers » by Ridgwell Cullum
  • Then, with an agility quite remarkable, he vaulted into the saddle.
  • Extract from : « The Law-Breakers » by Ridgwell Cullum
  • Impertinence, gayety, agility, muscle—that was what women loved in men.
  • Extract from : « A Spirit in Prison » by Robert Hichens
  • Then Cyprien climbed up a chimney pipe, with the agility of a cat.
  • Extract from : « The Flood » by Emile Zola
  • If proof of this lightness and agility be needed, here is a fact in illustration.
  • Extract from : « The Sportsman » by Xenophon
  • The performers had been as agile then as now; but their agility had been free from any danger of a tumble.
  • Extract from : « The Dominant Strain » by Anna Chapin Ray
  • The agility of submarines and flying machines will grow almost indefinitely.
  • Extract from : « Another Sheaf » by John Galsworthy
  • The agility which these animals display in these feats is truly astonishing.
  • Extract from : « Rollo in Paris » by Jacob Abbott
  • Beyond all instruments and weapons are his skill, agility, gumption, diplomacy.
  • Extract from : « Little Masterpieces of Science: Explorers » by Various

Antonyms for agility

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