1. [syn: agility, legerity, lightness, lightsomeness, nimbleness]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Agility \A*gil"i*ty\, n. [F. agili['e], L. agilitas, fr.
1. The quality of being agile; the power of moving the limbs
quickly and easily; nimbleness; activity; quickness of
motion; as, strength and agility of body.
They . . . trust to the agility of their wit.
Wheeling with the agility of a hawk. --Sir W.
2. Activity; powerful agency. [Obs.]
The agility of the sun's fiery heat. --Holland.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and
nimble [syn: agility, legerity, lightness,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
27 Moby Thesaurus words for "agility":
acuity, acuteness, alacrity, alertness, attention, attentiveness,
brightness, briskness, dispatch, expedition, expeditiousness,
featliness, keenness, lightness, nimbleness, promptitude,
promptness, punctuality, quickness, readiness, sharpness,
sleeplessness, smartness, speediness, spryness, swiftness,