nimbleness nimbleness


  1. (n) intelligence as revealed by quickness and alertness of mind
  2. (n) the gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and nimble


  1. It started out protean, gained shape and intellectual muscle as it matured, and reached its peak of power and nimbleness by age 40.
  2. Kerry's message was also simple: Bush fumbled in Iraq and lacks the nimbleness to change when circumstances warrant.
  3. That nimbleness separates his business from large competitors.



  1. "The steps we are taking this quarter should deliver both near-term benefits to operating cash flow, and substantially enhance the nimbleness and flexibility with which we compete over the long term," Yahoo Chief Executive Jerry Yang said in a...
    on Oct 21, 2008 By: Jerry Yang Source: MarketWatch

  2. "Repositioning yourself gives you nimbleness of mind to evolve," Jakes says. "We keep trying to fit ourselves into this box. Nobody fits in it. We try to color within the lines, but creative people want a blank piece of paper. Every...
    on May 19, 2007 By: TD Jakes Source: Seattle Times

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