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promptitude

[promp-ti-tood, -tyood] /ˈprɒmp tɪˌtud, -ˌtyud/
noun
Origin of promptitude
late Middle English
1400-1450
First recorded in 1400-50; late Middle English word from Late Latin word prōmptitūdō. See prompt, -i-, -tude
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promptitude

/ˈprɒmptɪˌtjuːd/
noun
1.
the quality of being prompt; punctuality
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