promptitude


promp·ti·tude

noun \ˈpräm(p)-tə-ˌtüd, -ˌtyüd\

Definition of PROMPTITUDE

:  the quality or habit of being prompt :  promptness

Examples of PROMPTITUDE

  1. <his chronic tardiness has put him in poor standing with his boss, who values hustle and promptitude>

Origin of PROMPTITUDE

Middle English, from Late Latin promptitudo, from Latin promptus
First Known Use: 15th century

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