the quality of being gradual or of coming about by gradual stages
Syn: ↑gradualness
Derivationally related forms: ↑gradual (for: ↑gradualness), ↑gradual
Hypernyms: ↑speed, ↑swiftness, ↑fastness

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Graduality — Grad u*al i*ty, n. The state of being gradual; gradualness. [R.] Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • graduality — noun The state or degree of being gradual …   Wiktionary

  • graduality — grad·u·al·i·ty …   English syllables

  • gradualness — noun 1. the property possessed by a slope that is very gradual • Syn: ↑gentleness • Ant: ↑abruptness • Derivationally related forms: ↑gentle (for: ↑gentleness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • swiftness — noun a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens the project advanced with gratifying speed • Syn: ↑speed, ↑fastness • Derivationally related forms: ↑fast (for: ↑fastness), ↑swift …   Useful english dictionary

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