- characterized by speed; rapid; swift; fast.
- coming, given, or arrived at quickly or soon; prompt; not delayed: a speedy recovery.
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Related Words for speedinessexpedition, dispatch, dash, alacrity, promptness, precipitancy, speed, rapidity, rashness, impatience, scamper, swiftness, hustle, hastiness, flurry, scuttle, press, hurry, rush, celerity
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Historical Examples of speediness
If certainty be a main requisite, speediness is also necessary; lasting and cruel punishments harden but do not reclaim.Curiosities of Olden Times
The boy was clever and quick, but his speediness speedily degenerated into fastness.The Comic History of Rome
Gilbert Abbott Becket
This speediness on his part means that he uses up more energy, and hence needs more food, and he needs to assimilate it faster.Unexplored!
- characterized by speed of motion
- done or decided without delay; quick