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Definition of "briskness" [brisk•ness]

  • The property of being brisk. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "briskness" in a sentence
  • "Upon which design of variety it is, that the poets never represent the same persons always victorious or prosperous or acting with the same constant tenor of virtue; — yea, even the gods themselves, when they engage in human actions, are not represented as free from passions and errors; — lest, for the want of some difficulties. and cross passages, their poems should be destitute of that briskness which is requisite to move and astonish the minds of men."
  • "It would also have full marks for briskness and aroma."
  • "And all these vehicles went by with a cheerful briskness; there was hardly ever a block for them in the traffic."