• WordNet 3.6
    • n expeditiousness the property of being prompt and efficient "it was done with dispatch"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n expeditiousness The quality of being expeditious; quickness; expedition.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Expeditiousness quickness
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. expedīre, -itumex, out, pes, pedis, a foot.


In literature:

Here is a simple, safe, and expeditious method of taking animals over such a stream.
"The Prairie Traveler" by Randolph Marcy
Presently, as his mouth ceased to fill and empty itself so wonderfully expeditiously, Boyd began to talk.
"The Dew of Their Youth" by S. R. Crockett
I then called the Rude Associates on the phone; it seemed more expeditious than writing.
"The Professional Approach" by Charles Leonard Harness
On the 19th June, 1832, a "cheap and expeditious conveyance, to and from Launceston," was announced.
"The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2)" by John West
Everything was got in readiness for an expeditious landing.
"The Rise of Canada, from Barbarism to Wealth and Civilisation" by Charles Roger
By the aid of my hives, this process may be most expeditiously performed.
"Langstroth on the Hive and the Honey-Bee" by L. L. Langstroth
But you must get through this dinner first; so pray collect your scattered senses as expeditiously as possible.
"Fairy Fingers" by Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
But they picked their way expeditiously through the woods, and reached the beach without further incident.
"A Prisoner of Morro" by Upton Sinclair
This method will be more expeditious than running over the titles of the selections, though of course the latter may be followed.
"Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 10" by Charles Herbert Sylvester
However, I dressed as expeditiously as possible.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1909 to 1922" by Lucy Maud Montgomery

In poetry:

This we learned from famous men
Teaching in our borders,
Who declared it was best,
Safest, easiest, and best—
Expeditious, wise, and best—
To obey your orders.
"A School Song" by Rudyard Kipling

In news:

(OTCBB: CHMR) announced today that its new Chairman and CEO, Baldemar Rios, has recommended that the Company immediately determine the most expeditious corporate action that would cause a change in the Company's CUSIP number.
Why Some Red-State Republicans Might Find it Expeditious to Vote Blue.
Last week, Germany's parliament acted expeditiously to squelch the attempt of a Cologne judge to ban circumcision.
We will ensure that the necessary assistance is provided as expeditiously as possible.
"It was his job to transfer the tapes in an expeditious manner between facilities, and that's all we're going to say at this point," SAIC spokesman Vernon Guidry said.
Mikhail Kalatozov is something of a manic filmmaker, not in the sense that he employs expeditious narrative device in his movies but rather in his pyretic, even paranoid, compositional emphasis.

In science:

Here it appears the situation is entirely reversed, with the case of central involutions being dispatched relatively expeditiously via the construction of two disjoint generic subsets.
Minimal connected simple groups of finite Morley rank with strongly embedded subgroups
It should be noted that some of the propositions and theorems that are included in these notes were developed before we knew exactly what would be absolutely necessary in order to accomplish our principal ob jectives most expeditiously.
Group structure of the solution manifold of the hyperbolic Ernst equation --- general study of the subject and detailed elaboration of mathematical proofs
Preliminary results obtained by RLSCSA are quite encouraging and it seems appropriate to make the technique accessible to the community expeditiously.
Random Lag Singular Cross-Spectrum Analysis
This goal requires that R&D resources be allocated for expeditious development of collider and experimental design.
Phases of QCD: Summary of the Rutgers Long Range Plan Town Meeting
Although we have calculated these for values up to n = 5, general formulas would allow us to determine higher values more expeditiously.
Properties of the poset of Dyck paths ordered by inclusion