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rapidity Syllabification: ra·pid·i·ty
Pronunciation: /rəˈpidədē/

Definition of rapidity in English:


1The quality of moving or reacting with great speed: the fish sink into the sand with such rapidity that it must be seen to be believed
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  • For example, there are several cases on record of third-degree burns healing with extraordinary rapidity.
  • The length of each symbol corresponds to the rapidity of the gesture.
  • She was interrupted in her reverie by a sight of a man, clad in black, descending the hill with some rapidity.
1.1The fact of happening at a great rate; swiftness: technology spreads with extraordinary rapidity
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  • During that month of June the events have succeeded themselves with great rapidity.
  • In fact, I can turn them over with frightening rapidity.
  • Perhaps our concept of justification is not itself precise enough to require a precise degree of ease or rapidity of access.

Words that rhyme with rapidity

acidity, acridity, aridity, avidity, cupidity, flaccidity, fluidity, frigidity, humidity, hybridity, insipidity, intrepidity, limpidity, liquidity, lividity, lucidity, morbidity, placidity, putridity, quiddity, rabidity, rancidity, rigidity, solidity, stolidity, stupidity, tepidity, timidity, torpidity, torridity, turgidity, validity, vapidity
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