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The synonyms of “Alacrity” are: briskness, smartness, eagerness, willingness, readiness
Alacrity as a Noun
Definitions of "Alacrity" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “alacrity” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- Liveliness and eagerness.
- Brisk and cheerful readiness.
Synonyms of "Alacrity" as a noun (5 Words)
|briskness||Liveliness and eagerness.|
|eagerness||Enthusiasm to do or to have something; keenness.|
The player showed eagerness to play.
|readiness||(psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way.|
Spain had indicated a readiness to accept his terms.
|smartness||Liveliness and eagerness.|
The smartness of the pace soon exhausted him.
The ability and willingness of workers to migrate.
Usage Examples of "Alacrity" as a noun
- He accepted with alacrity.
- She accepted the invitation with alacrity.
Associations of "Alacrity" (30 Words)
|ardor||Intense feeling of love.|
They were imbued with a revolutionary ardor.
|avidity||Keen interest or enthusiasm.|
He read detective stories with avidity.
It is a chauvinistic male dominated society.
|desirous||Having or expressing desire for something.|
Desirous of finding a quick solution to the problem.
|eager||(of a person’s expression or tone of voice) keenly expectant or interested.|
An eager look.
|eagerness||A positive feeling of wanting to push ahead with something.|
The player showed eagerness to play.
|enthusiasm||Something that arouses enthusiasm.|
Enthusiasm for his program is growing.
|enthusiastic||Having or showing intense and eager enjoyment, interest, or approval.|
Enthusiastic crowds filled the streets.
|evince||Reveal the presence of (a quality or feeling); indicate.|
The news stories evinced the usual mixture of sympathy and satisfaction.
|excitation||The application of current to the winding of an electromagnet to produce a magnetic field.|
|excitement||Something that arouses a feeling of excitement.|
The excitements of the previous night.
|exuberance||The quality of growing profusely; luxuriance.|
Plants growing with wild exuberance.
|fervid||Hot, burning, or glowing.|
His fervid protestations of love.
|fervor||Feelings of great warmth and intensity.|
|gusto||Vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment.|
Hawkins tucked into his breakfast with gusto.
|intensity||The magnitude of sound (usually in a specified direction.|
He adjusted the intensity of the sound.
|irrepressible||Not able to be controlled or restrained.|
A great shout of irrepressible laughter.
|jealous||Feeling or showing a resentful suspicion that one’s partner is attracted to or involved with someone else.|
The men were proud of their achievements and jealous of their independence.
|mania||An excessive enthusiasm or desire; an obsession.|
He had a mania for automobiles.
|passion||A thing arousing great enthusiasm.|
Oratory in which he gradually works himself up into a passion.
|patriotic||Having or expressing devotion to and vigorous support for one’s country.|
Today s game will be played before a fiercely patriotic crowd.
|psychosis||A severe mental disorder in which thought and emotions are so impaired that contact is lost with external reality.|
They were suffering from a psychosis.
|readily||Without hesitation or reluctance; willingly.|
He readily admits that the new car surpasses its predecessors.
|rhapsodize||Recite a rhapsody.|
He began to rhapsodize about Gaby s beauty and charm.
|verve||An energetic style.|
Kollo sings with supreme verve and flexibility.
|vigorously||In a way that involves physical strength, effort, or energy; strenuously.|
She shook her head vigorously.
|willingness||The quality or state of being prepared to do something; readiness.|
He expressed his willingness to help.
|zeal||Excessive fervor to do something or accomplish some end.|
He felt a kind of religious zeal.
|zealotry||Excessive intolerance of opposing views.|
He expressed concern about religious zealotry playing an increasing role in politics.
|zest||A quality of excitement and piquancy.|
I used to try to beat past records to add zest to my monotonous job.