1. the gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and nimble
Syn: ↑agility, ↑legerity, ↑lightness, ↑lightsomeness
Derivationally related forms: ↑nimble, ↑lightsome (for: ↑lightsomeness), ↑light (for: ↑lightness), ↑agile (for: ↑agility)
Hypernyms: ↑gracefulness
2. intelligence as revealed by quickness and alertness of mind

nimbleness of wit and imagination

Syn: ↑mental dexterity
Derivationally related forms: ↑nimble
Hypernyms: ↑intelligence

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