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I couldn't have been a great goalkeeper without power, agility and quickness.
Hope Solo

Meaning of "quickness" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF QUICKNESS

quickness  [ˈkwɪknɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF QUICKNESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Quickness is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES QUICKNESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Quickness

Quickness is the fourth full-length studio album by hardcore punk pioneers Bad Brains. At the time of its release, it was the best selling Bad Brains album and also featured an MTV video for the lead-off track "Soul Craft" directed by Paul Rachman who later went on to produce and direct the feature documentary American Hardcore. Drummer Earl Hudson, though pictured on the cover, is absent, with the drum parts instead being performed by Mackie Jayson of the Cro-Mags. In an interview with MTV, guitarist Dr. Know said that the album's title comes from urgency and swiftness. The album was a crossover release that contained elements of several genres, including funk, hip hop, heavy metal, punk, and reggae, which made a notable return after being absent from 1986's I Against I. It is also the band's most controversial release, containing lyrics that some claim were homophobic. More specifically, the song "Don't Blow Bubbles" had lyrics that were generally interpreted as being homophobic and suggesting that AIDS was God's cure for homosexuality. When asked about the song, guitarist Dr.

Definition of quickness in the English dictionary

The definition of quickness in the dictionary is brevity. Other definition of quickness is enthusiasm for learning; perceptiveness.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH QUICKNESS


airsickness
ˈɛəsɪknɪs
anti-motion-sickness
ˌæntɪˈməʊʃənˈsɪknɪs
blackness
ˈblæknɪs
bleakness
ˈbliːknɪs
chromaticness
krəʊˈmætɪknɪs
darkness
ˈdɑːknɪs
gallsickness
ˈɡɔːlˌsɪknɪs
graphicness
ˈɡræfɪknɪs
greensickness
ˈɡriːnˌsɪknɪs
homesickness
ˈhəʊmsɪknɪs
likeness
ˈlaɪknɪs
lovesickness
ˈlʌvsɪknɪs
lychnis
ˈlɪknɪs
seasickness
ˈsiːsɪknɪs
sickness
ˈsɪknɪs
slackness
ˈslæknɪs
slickness
ˈslɪknɪs
thickness
ˈθɪknɪs
uniqueness
juːˈniːknɪs
weakness
ˈwiːknɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE QUICKNESS

quick-wittedly
quick-wittedness
quickbeam
quicken
quickener
quickfire
quickie
quickie divorce
quicklime
quickly
quicksand
quickset
quickset hedge
quicksilver
quicksilverish
quicksilvery
quickstep
quickstepped
quickstepping
quickthorn

WORDS THAT END LIKE QUICKNESS

African sleeping sickness
altitude sickness
blankness
business
dankness
decompression sickness
frankness
Greekness
meekness
morning sickness
motion sickness
mountain sickness
pitch darkness
Prince of Darkness
radiation sickness
semi-darkness
serum sickness
sleekness
sleeping sickness
starkness
travel-sickness

Synonyms and antonyms of quickness in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «quickness» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF QUICKNESS

Find out the translation of quickness to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of quickness from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «quickness» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

敏捷
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

rapidez
570 millions of speakers

English

quickness
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

वेग
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الفطنه
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

быстрота
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

rapidez
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দ্রুততা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

rapidité
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Cepat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Schnelligkeit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

速さ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

민첩
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Quickness
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tính mau chóng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

விரைவுத்தன்மை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वेग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çabukluk
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

rapidità
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

szybkość
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

прудкість
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

repeziciune
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ταχύτητα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

spoed
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

snabbhet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

raskhet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of quickness

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «QUICKNESS»

The term «quickness» is quite widely used and occupies the 54.793 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «QUICKNESS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about quickness

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10 QUOTES WITH «QUICKNESS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word quickness.
1
David Alan Basche
Comedy can be more difficult than drama. It requires more attention to timing. In the theater, you're always dependent on the audience for the energy, but in comedy the feedback you get is more important. You can judge by the quickness and the length of the laugh just where you stand with the audience.
2
Henry Chadwick
Base Ball, to be played thoroughly, requires the possession of muscular strength, great agility, quickness of eye, readiness of hand, and many other faculties of mind and body that mark the man of nerve.
3
Michael Chang
As an athlete, I used my speed, agility and quickness to go out and play against the big guys.
4
Ty Cobb
Speed is a great asset; but it's greater when it's combined with quickness - and there's a big difference.
5
Evander Holyfield
The main thing about Bruce Lee is that, he was a little guy. And you know, his quickness, his aggressiveness, his explosive power, you have to be a great athlete to have all these, his body, his look, you know, all these things have to do with discipline and structure. He was able to go against the biggest guy, regardless of who he was.
6
Henrik Lundqvist
We are all built differently. Some guys are more powerful. Some guys are very tall. I'm not very tall, so I rely on quickness.
7
John Boyle O'Reilly
All that is worth seeing in good boxing can best be witnessed in a contest with soft gloves. Every value is called out: quickness, force, precision, foresight, readiness, pluck, and endurance. With these, the rowdy and 'rough' are not satisfied.
8
Merlin Olsen
I was captain and should have set the example. I would lift a minimum of weights. Mine was natural physical strength. I always thought quickness and agility were much more important.
9
Mark Rothko
Art to me is an anecdote of the spirit, and the only means of making concrete the purpose of its varied quickness and stillness.
10
Hope Solo
I couldn't have been a great goalkeeper without power, agility and quickness.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «QUICKNESS»

Discover the use of quickness in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to quickness and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Quickness of Perception, |...
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
Edgar Wakefield Hassler, 2012
2
Quickness and How to Increase It
1904. The object of this book is to show that there are many kinds of bodily quickness corresponding to mental quickness - that all are good; all needed alike by the body and the mind today more than ever; all tending to less ugliness, to ...
Eustace Miles, 2010
3
Six Memos for the Next Millennium
This collection is a brilliant précis of the work of a great writer whose legacy will endure through the millennium he addressed.
Italo Calvino, 2013
4
Hockey Goaltending
A goaltender's quickness is measured by how fast or explosively she can move into a save or react to a shot. Hand and foot quickness can be improved through a variety of training methods, such as plyometrics, reaction drills, agility ladder ...
Brian Daccord, 2008
5
Speed, Agility and Quickness for Soccer: SAQ Soccer
This manual details drills, programmes and field tests that are guaranteed to improve speed, agility and acceleration in all directions and environments. Is it just for the elite?
Alan Pearson, 2001
6
A Feeling for the Quickness of Time: Poems
Poems R. N. Taber. A FEELING FOR THE QUICKNESS OF TIME A FEELING FOR THE QUICKNESS OF TIME Yesterday gone, today 183 PART 5 A FEELING FOR THE QUICKNESS OF TIME.
R. N. Taber, 2005
7
Advances In Aircraft Flight Control
An Attitude Quickness criterion was developed for the helicopter MIL- Standard, specifically to identify flight control system problems associated with moderate- amplitude maneuvering (Reference 5). A proposed Attitude Quickness requirement ...
M B Tischler, 1996
8
The Relation of Quickness of Learning to Retentiveness...
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
Darwin Oliver Lyon, 2012
9
Ultimate Conditioning for Tennis: 130 Exercises for Power, ...
Including exercises for everyone from beginner to club pro, the book provides a complete program that incorporates aerobics, plyometrics and functional training.
Alan Pearson, 2007
10
NASM's Essentials of Sports Performance Training
CHAPTER 9 Speed,Agility, and Quickness Training for Performance Enhancement UPON COMPLETION OF THIS CHAPTER, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO: Describe speed, agility, and quickness training and its purpose. Rationalize the ...
Micheal Clark, Scott Lucett, Donald T. Kirkendall, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «QUICKNESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term quickness is used in the context of the following news items.
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Jonas Valanciunas is up in the gym, working on his quickness
Alarm sirens must have gone off in Jonas Valanciunas' head when his coach Dwane Casey said the era of the center is over. Rather than pout, however, ... «FOXSports.com, Jul 15»
2
Mitch Morse Impressed With “Quickness, Leverage and …
For the Kansas City Chiefs second-round selection, the 49th overall pick of the 2015 NFL Draft, commissioner Roger Goodell introduced former Chiefs defensive ... «KCChiefs.com, Jul 15»
3
Mike Tice: Trent Richardson's 'quickness came around'
He got his legs under him and showed some quickness, some good finish. I thought the young man out of Alabama (Richardson) came on. He lost some weight, ... «NFL.com, Jul 15»
4
Test your quickness at the Speed Crabbing Derby on July 11 in Everett
That is the key to success when crabbers set their pots in the Puget Sound Speed-Crabbing Derby July 11 at the 10th Street boat ramp at Port of Everett. «The Seattle Times, Jul 15»
5
Kobe's quickness at all-time high in commercial with David Blaine
Five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant and a host of other professional athletes have joined forces with Nike for the company's "Find Your Fast" campaign to ... «FOXSports.com, Jul 15»
6
Lions WR Golden Tate uses hands, quickness to become elite
ALLEN PARK, Mich. – Golden Tate lay on the grass last Wednesday morning. His teammates were practicing around him, but in this period, Tate was on the ... «ESPN, Jun 15»
7
Redskins OTA observations: Jamison Crowder's quickness, Kirk …
ASHBURN, Va. -- Highlights and observations from the Washington Redskins' offense during organized team activities (OTAs) open to the media: There's been ... «ESPN, Jun 15»
8
Falcons coach Quinn impressed with Vic Beasley's quickness
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — New Falcons coach Dan Quinn isn't surprised how Vic Beasley stands out among the team's rookie class. After watching his ... «USA TODAY, May 15»
9
Manny Pacquiao Can Use His Quickness To Beat Floyd …
Could we see an upset Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas? Floyd Mayweather is the favorite heading into this weekend's megafight, ... «NESN.com, May 15»
10
Balance, quickness lead East to narrow 2015 McDonald's All …
But the East's quickness eventually proved too much. The game was tied at 32, 34, 36 and 38 before Arike Ogunbowale capped an 8-0 run with a jumper, giving ... «MaxPreps, Apr 15»

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