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Synonyms and Antonyms of promptness

  1. the quality or habit of arriving or being ready on time <the promptness of the local bus line has always been reassuring> Synonyms promptitude, punctuality, timelinessRelated Words alacrity, aptness, quickness, readiness, willingness; earliness, prematurityNear Antonyms belatedness, lateness; slownessAntonyms tardiness, unpunctuality

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