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Definition of alacrity noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

alacrity

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//əˈlækrəti//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈlækrəti//
 
[uncountable] (formal)
 
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great willingness or enthusiasm They accepted the offer with alacrity. Word Origin late Middle English: from Latin alacritas, from alacer ‘brisk’.
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