Etymology
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promptness (n.)

"state or quality of being prompt," 1520s, from prompt (adj.) + -ness.

updated on December 06, 2020

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Definitions of promptness from WordNet

promptness (n.)
the characteristic of doing things without delay;
Synonyms: promptitude
promptness (n.)
the quality or habit of adhering to an appointed time;
Synonyms: punctuality
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