Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The state or quality of being agile; nimbleness.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or quality of being agile; the power of moving quickly; nimbleness; briskness; activity, either of body or of mind.
  • noun Powerful action; active force.
  • noun Synonyms See agile.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality of being agile; the power of moving the limbs quickly and easily; nimbleness; activity; quickness of motion.
  • noun obsolete Activity; powerful agency.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun uncountable The quality of being agile; the power of moving the limbs quickly and easily; nimbleness; activity; quickness of motion; as, strength and agility of body.
  • noun countable A faculty of being agile in body, mind, or figuratively.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and nimble

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English agilite, from Old French, from Medieval Latin agilitās, from Latin agilis; see agile.]

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From Middle French agilité, from Latin agilitās, from agilis ("nimble, fleet, quick").

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