promptitude

noun
promp·ti·tude | \ˈpräm(p)-tə-ˌtüd, -ˌtyüd\

Definition of promptitude 

: the quality or habit of being prompt : promptness

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Synonyms & Antonyms for promptitude

Synonyms

promptness, punctuality, timeliness

Antonyms

tardiness, unpunctuality

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Examples of promptitude in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of promptitude

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for promptitude

Middle English, from Late Latin promptitudo, from Latin promptus

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