the power of moving quickly and easily; nimbleness:
exercises demanding agility.
the ability to think and draw conclusions quickly; intellectual acuity.
And while Garfield is merely pretending to have superhero strength and agility, he and Stone are actually dating IRL.
Real-Life Couples on Screen: Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone, Brangelina, and More Amy Zimmerman April 30, 2014
His is essentially a power game, but it is infused with the kind of speed and agility required by modern professional basketball.
Shaq, Year One Charles P. Pierce May 23, 2014
But AM-2 is not a friend to the agility that justifies the F-35B over other forms of expeditionary airpower.
Why Can’t America’s Newest Stealth Jet Land Like It’s Supposed To? Bill Sweetman May 25, 2014
Fluid intelligence is all about raw processing speed: the agility with which you are able to solve new and unfamiliar problems.
Life Gets Better at 50 Casey Schwartz August 3, 2011
To young people born under the weird planet of the SAT, intelligence was equated with agility, with raw acuity.
How I Lost My Mind at Princeton Walter Kirn May 18, 2009
With the agility of woman, her mind jumped ahead to those little dinner-parties.
Married Life May Edginton
Then, in a second, with an agility absolutely staggering, he was on his feet.
The Law-Breakers Ridgwell Cullum
On this the men reluctantly gave him a trial, and he went up the tree with wonderful strength and agility, but evident caution.
Hard Cash Charles Reade
If proof of this lightness and agility be needed, here is a fact in illustration.
The Sportsman Xenophon
Yet there was a marvellous cat-like lightness and agility about all his movements.
A Stable for Nightmares J. Sheridan Le Fanu
early 15c., from Old French agilité (14c.), from Latin agilitatem (nominative agilitas) “mobility, nimbleness, quickness,” from agilis, from agere “to move” (see act (n.)).
against; opposed to. Historical Examples May the blessin’ of God and his holy mother keep you till I see you agin! Going To Maynooth William Carleton And it was Larry that turned you agin’ him after he come and joined us. Way of the Lawless Max Brand But agin I didn’t take particular notice, looking […]
a village in N France, near Calais: victory of the English over the French 1415. Contemporary Examples Would such shallowness be tolerated in a film about the Battle of Agincourt, immortalized by Shakespeare in Henry V? ‘300’ Is a Misleading, Muscle-Bound Travesty of Ancient History James Romm March 12, 2014 Yet there was also Henry […]
the length of time during which a being or thing has existed; length of life or existence to the time spoken of or referred to: trees of unknown age; His age is 20 years. a period of human life, measured by years from birth, usually marked by a certain stage or degree of mental or […]
- Aging in place
adjective having the mental and physical capability of living in one’s own home in old age; not having to move from one’s present residence to receive care or services in old age Examples Rather than going to assisted living, I would rather be aging in place.