Weird Word: Alacrity

by on Apr.27, 2012, under Articles, Weird Words, Writing

Alacrity

Noun

  • Eagerness ; liveliness; enthusiasm.
  • Promptness; speed.

Used in a sentence:

  • The horse had alacrity but it just didn’t have nimbleness it needed to dodge the obstacles.

SourceWiktionary

Commentary:

What a fun word. Unusual. Fun to say. Has a meaning that would make it easy to work into normal conversation! I have alacrity for the word alacrity!

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