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Definition of the adjective alacritous

What does alacritous mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. quick and eager
    • example: an alacritous response to the invitation
    • similar: fast

Alternative definition of the adjective alacritous


  1. [rare] Brisk, speedy, with alacrity, quick and eager.

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Google previewDictionary of Wars (2013)

by George Childs Kohn

But Frederick, always alacritous, attacked the empire«s vanguard on June 4,1745, at Hohenfriedeberg, routing it before ...

Google previewThe Doubleday Roget's Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (2009)

by Sidney L. Landau

quick, speedy, prompt, efficient, swift, fast, rapid, brisk, hasty, alacritous. ant slow, dawdling, sluggish, dilatory, dragging, procrastinating. expel v. remove, dispel, banish, exile, eject, evict, oust, eliminate, discharge, ...

Google previewStudents' Edition of a Standard Dictionary of the English Language (1915)

Designed to Give the Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning, and Etymology of Over 61,000 Words and Phrases in the Speech and Literature of the English-speaking Peoples, with Synonyms and Antonyms ... 1,225 Pictorial Illustrations

Willingin etiort; alacritous. Syn.

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

alacer, alacritous, lively). One of the five principal tempos (q.v.) in music, implying that the piece is to be performed in a ...

Google previewMicrosoft Encarta College Dictionary (2001)

The First Dictionary For The Internet Age by Anne H. Soukhanov

alacritous adj A- lad-din'S Cave /a iadd'nz-/ n a suddenly discovered place containing great riches al-Adha /al a'ada/ n calendar = Eid-ul-Adha 3 la greCQUe /aa laa grek/, a la grecque adj cooked in a sauce made with olive oil, lemon, usually ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1900)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

alacritous (a-lak'ri-tus), a. [( alacrity + -ous.] Brisk; lively; cheerful; full of alacrity. Hawthorne. alacrit (a -lak'ri-ti), n. [= F. alaerz'té = It. alacri , ( L. alacrita(t-)s , liveliness, briskness, < alaccr, alacris, lively, brisk: see alacrious.] 1. Liveliness ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

alacritous (a-lak'ri-tus), a... [(alacrity + -ous.] Brisk; lively; cheerful; full of alacrity. Hawthorne. alacrity (a lak'ri-ti), n. [= F. alacrité = It. alacritā, ( L. alacrita(t-) s, liveliness, briskness, <alacer, alacris, lively, brisk: see alacrious...] 1. Liveliness ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

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Scrabble value of A1L1A1C3R1I1T1O1U1S1

The value of this 10-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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