Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The habit or characteristic of doing things without delay.
  • n. The habit of adhering to a designated time.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Promptitude; readiness; quickness of decision or action.
  • n. Cheerful willingness; alacrity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or quality of being prompt; readiness; quickness of decision or action; especially, quickness of action in executing a decision; cheerful willingness; alacrity.

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

  • n. the characteristic of doing things without delay
  • n. the quality or habit of adhering to an appointed time

Etymologies

prompt +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

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