Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The property of being fast; swiftness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being speedy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being speedy; quickness; celerity; haste; despatch.

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

  • n. a rate that is rapid

Etymologies

From Middle English spedines, from Old English spēdiġnes ("opulence, wealth"), equivalent to speedy +‎ -ness. (Wiktionary)

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