promptness

  • 1 Promptness — Prompt ness, n. [1913 Webster] 1. Promptitude; readiness; quickness of decision or action. [1913 Webster] 2. Cheerful willingness; alacrity. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 promptness — prompt prompt 1 [prɒmpt ǁ prɑːmpt] adjective done quickly, immediately, or at the right time: • We guarantee prompt delivery of your purchases. • Many customers are taking advantage of a 2.5% discount for prompt payment. promptly adverb : •… …

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  • 3 promptness — n. promptness at, in * * * in promptness at …

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  • 4 promptness — prompt ► VERB 1) cause or bring about. 2) (prompt to/to do) cause (someone) to take a course of action. 3) assist or encourage (a hesitating speaker). 4) supply a forgotten word or line to (an actor). ► NOUN 1) an act of prompting …

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  • 5 promptness — noun see prompt III …

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  • 6 promptness — See prompter. * * * …

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  • 7 promptness — noun /ˈprɒmptnəs/ a) The habit or characteristic of doing things without delay. b) The habit of adhering to a designated time. Syn: promptitude, punctuality …

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  • 8 promptness — Synonyms and related words: OK, abruptness, acceptance, accord, acquiescence, acuity, acuteness, affirmation, affirmative, affirmative voice, agility, agreeability, agreeableness, agreement, air speed, alacrity, alertness, amenability, animation …

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  • 9 promptness — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. preparedness, agility, readiness; see preparation 2 …

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  • 10 promptness — prÉ‘mptnɪs / prÉ’m n. immediacy, state of being done without delay; alertness, quickness; readiness, preparedness …

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  • 11 promptness — n. Readiness, quickness, alacrity, alertness, promptitude, activity, quickness of decision …

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  • 12 promptness — n punctuality, earliness, promptitude; swiftness, quickness, dispatch, expedition; haste, speed, celerity; readiness, willingness, alacrity, eagerness, zeal, enthusiasm, avidity; liveliness, briskness, sprightliness, alertness, animation …

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  • 13 promptness — prompt·ness …

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  • 14 promptness — See: prompt …

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  • 15 promptness — noun 1. the characteristic of doing things without delay • Syn: ↑promptitude • Derivationally related forms: ↑prompt • Hypernyms: ↑celerity, ↑quickness, ↑rapidity, ↑rapidness …

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  • 16 Chronemics — Sundial Chronemics is the study of the use of time in nonverbal communication. The way we perceive time, structure our time and react to time is a powerful communication tool, and helps set the stage for the communication process. Across cultures …

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  • 17 haste — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Swiftness Nouns haste, urgency; dispatch; acceleration, spurt, forced march, rush, dash; velocity; precipitancy, precipitation, precipitousness; impatience, impetuosity; expedition, earliness; hurry,… …

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  • 18 Readiness — Read i*ness, n. The state or quality of being ready; preparation; promptness; aptitude; willingness. [1913 Webster] They received the word with all readiness of mind. Acts xvii. 11. [1913 Webster] Syn: Facility; quickness; expedition;… …

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  • 19 dispatch — I. verb Etymology: Spanish despachar or Italian dispacciare, from Occitan despachar to get rid of, from Middle French despechier to set free, from Old French, from des dis + pechier (as in enpechier to ensnare) more at impeach Date: 1517… …

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  • 20 dispatch — 1. verb /dəˈspætʃ,dɪˈspætʃ,dɪˈspætʃ/ a) To send a shipment with promptness. b) To send an important official message sent by a diplomat or military officer with promptness Syn: kill, make haste, destroy, send …

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