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nimbleness

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EtymologyEdit

nimble +‎ -ness

NounEdit

nimbleness (uncountable)

  1. the quality of being nimble
    • 1599, William Shakespeare, The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, IV.iii
      'Tis better that the enemy seek us;
      So shall he waste his means, weary his soldiers,
      Doing himself offense, whilst we lying still
      Are full of rest, defense, and nimbleness.

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