agility

[ uh-jil-i-tee ]
/ əˈdʒɪl ɪ ti /

noun

the power of moving quickly and easily; nimbleness: exercises demanding agility.
the ability to think and draw conclusions quickly; intellectual acuity.

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Origin of agility

1375–1425; late Middle English agilite < Middle French < Latin agilitās. See agile, -ity

Words nearby agility

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Example sentences from the Web for agilities

  • She had this advantage, that Fargus was utterly unprepared and ignorant of the thousand agilities of her sex.

    Max Fargus|Owen Johnson
  • After a glance or two at her Domini felt that she was bored by her own agilities.

    The Garden Of Allah|Robert Hichens