- the power of moving quickly and easily; nimbleness: exercises demanding agility.
- the ability to think and draw conclusions quickly; intellectual acuity.
Origin of agility
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Related Words for agilitiesquickness, cleverness, sharpness, swiftness, dexterity, celerity, sprightliness, adroitness, expedition, fleetness, dispatch, liveliness, alacrity, suppleness, acuteness, promptness, activity, alertness, promptitude, briskness
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early 15c., from Old French agilité (14c.), from Latin agilitatem (nominative agilitas) "mobility, nimbleness, quickness," from agilis, from agere "to move" (see act (n.)).
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