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.

Origin of agility

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


n.

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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