Definition of agility :
1. Activity; powerful agency.
2. The quality of being agile; the power of moving the limbs quickly and easily; nimbleness; activity; quickness of motion; as, strength and agility of body.
adroitness, deftness, celerity, fleetness, lightsomeness, lightheartedness, dispatch, weightlessness, mental dexterity, spryness, alacrity, nimbleness, insouciance, litheness, suppleness, swiftness, alertness, expedition, carefreeness, briskness, elation, promptness, promptitude, quickness, rapidity, coordination, readiness, legerity, agileness, ability, light, lightness, dexterity, dexterousness, high spirits
activity (part of speech: noun)
vigor (part of speech: noun)
friskiness, puissance, vigor, sprightliness, zeal, fervency, enthusiasm, potency, verve, agitation, vim, industriousness, power, gusto, eagerness, relish, excitement, strength, passion, exuberance, lustiness, zest, earnestness, ardency, spirit
- I was turning to leave the room, when he sprang towards me with that quick agility of his, and, placing his white, manicured hand upon my arm, said: " Whatever he may say you will not believe- will you?" - "The Secrets of Potsdam", William Le Queux.
- And all at once he started up out of the snow with surprising strength and agility, and sat on the horse behind Sintram, clasping him tight in his long arms. - "Sintram and His Companions", Friedrich de la Motte Fouque Commentator: Charlotte M. Yonge.
- " Wash them as much as you please, Schroepfel, but come down to supper," cried Eliza, hastening down- stairs with the agility of a bird. - "Andreas Hofer", Lousia Muhlbach.