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Celerity meaning

celerity - 2 dictionary results

  1. 1. Rapidity of motion; quickness; swiftness.
  2. 2. Rapidity; swiftness.

celerity - examples of usage

  1. She shook her head at the bars, she bit her lip at them; she set her face at them in defiance; then, with a sudden amazing celerity she gave a little run forward and leaped upon them; she swung herself in perfect rhythm and motion onward and upward and from side to side; she arched her sturdy but exquisitely supple body like a bridge, flung herself over as if in pure abandonment of joy and lighted on her feet, curtseying correctly but with something piteous in the gesture of the outstretched arm, and upon her face an expression of great surprise and wonder at herself, as if Winny said, not " There you are!"
  2. Then Ferris, having begun to carve with celerity, could keep his news no longer to himself.
  3. All this was accomplished with as much celerity, and in as brief a space of time, as if he had simply taken the articles from an adjacent store- room.
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