Definition of nimbleness in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈnɪmblnəs/


[mass noun]
The quality of being nimble: he is not noted for his nimbleness
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  • For land transportation the nimbleness and lightning acceleration of the shopping-bike was decided upon unanimously.
  • It may be that they are just envious of our arboreal and hunting skills, our nimbleness and adaptability, and our ability to see in the dark.
  • We're having to behave with the nimbleness of a business start-up and that's a challenge for a large organisation which has 39,900 worldwide employees.
agility, litheness, sprightliness, light-footedness, nimble-footedness, lightness, spryness, liveliness, activeness, quickness, smartness;
grace, gracefulness, suppleness, limberness, lissomness, flexibility, skill, deftness, dexterity, adroitness
informal nippiness, zippiness
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