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expeditiousness

Definitions

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  • n. The state of being expeditious; celerity, rapidity or speed

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being expeditious; quickness; expedition.

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

  • n. the property of being prompt and efficient

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Maybe because a retreat to "expeditiousness" doesn't feel like an argument you'd support.

    "Oppose Wisconsin Checkpoints."

  • He is to have full access to all of your findings, and you all are to consider his inquiries with the expeditiousness that you do mine.

    Going Mutant

  • Here is one of the fronts in this new foreign policy, strengthened by Obama's pressure for expeditiousness (once a decision has been made) that is already transforming the implementation of policy.

    Mayhill Fowler: Did President Obama Bend History in Oslo?

  • It could also be run “informally” so that the expeditiousness of the project is a benefit to all.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » An End to DNA Test Waivers?

  • Imagine that you are periodically forced to drop to the ground, remove your clothes, and that you are punished for moving with insufficient expeditiousness.

    Ayelet Waldman: How We Treat Those Who Have Transgressed

  • Provide us with appropriate modalities for coming, with all deliberate expeditiousness, to closure, unless otherwise agreed between the parties.

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • Christine Hardman's comments about the characteristic slapdash expeditiousness of the Church of England's methods will ring bells in many quarters, I'm sure.

    General Synod: Speech Moving Motion on Women in the Episcopate

  • And, finally, capitulation for the sake of expeditiousness is not the right path; Parenting was a much better name than any alternative we had.

    Naked in the Boardroom

  • No representation is made or warranty given as to their content, road conditions or route usability or expeditiousness.

    driving to Manzanillo

  • He was not a man to stand on ceremony when action would better suit, though I thought it likely that the fraying of his temper at Prince Charles's actions, and a desire to escape the company of O'Sullivan, were more responsible for his coming in person to meet Jamie than any desire either for expeditiousness or confidentiality.

    Dragonfly in Amber

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