Definition (Noun) Swiftness, speed. Now chiefly (as distinguished from velocity) with reference to the movements or actions of living beings. In Context "The new arrangements were more masterly, men less obnoxious were nominated to situations of trust, and business was dispatched with greater celerity." Willem Lodewyk Van Ess, The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte: Volume 3, 1810.
Stephanie Whetstone2015-07-20T12:00:45-04:00celerity (sə-LĔR-ĭ-tē)Stephanie Whetstone2015-07-20T12:00:45-04:00