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Webster 1913 Edition


Swiftness

Swift′ness

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Noun.
The quality or state of being swift; speed; quickness; celerity; velocity; rapidity;
as, the
swiftness
of a bird; the
swiftness
of a stream;
swiftness
of descent in a falling body;
swiftness
of thought, etc.

Webster 1828 Edition


Swiftness

SWIFT'NESS

,
Noun.
Speed; rapid motion; quickness; celerity; velocity; rapidity. Swiftness is a word of general import, applicable to every kind of motion, and to every thing that moves; as the swiftness of a bird; the swiftness of a stream; swiftness of descent in a falling body; swiftness of thought, &c.

Definition 2022


swiftness

swiftness

English

Noun

swiftness (usually uncountable, plural swiftnesses)

  1. The state of being swift.

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