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Definition of "swiftness" [swift•ness]

  • The state of being swift (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "swiftness" in a sentence
  • "Here are the swiftness of the rapid race, and the march of slow-paced majesty, exhibited by the same poet in the same sequence of syllables, except that the exact prosodist will find the line of _swiftness_ by one time longer than that of _tardiness_."
  • "2 The Athenians are addicted to innovation, and their designs are characterized by swiftness alike in conception and execution; you have a genius for keeping what you have got, accompanied by a total want of invention, and when forced to act you never go far enough."
  • "The name may be connected withgandharvva, “a horse,” associated with swiftness, which is also implied by her wings."