As you can imagine, I accepted with alacrity.
|Simple Definition||a quick and cheerful readiness to do something|
|Part of speech||noun|
|Popularity||Top 20% of words|
|Examples||As you can imagine, I accepted with alacrity.
|Related Phrases||with alacrity|
Surely one of the most striking features of human dynamics is the alacrity with which those who have been oppressed will oppress whomever they can once the opportunity presents itself. —Randall Kennedy, Atlantic, May 1997
Every Disney worker I spoke to, from ticket sellers to gardeners sprucing up already-immaculate flower beds, knew the answer to my questions and responded with smiling alacrity. —Ken Tucker, Entertainment Weekly, 22 June 1990
… when he entered the drawing room before dinner, the buzz of discussion was high between Tom, Maria, and Mr. Yates; and Mr. Rushworth stepped forward with great alacrity to tell him the agreeable news. —Jane Austen, Mansfield Park, 1814
Concerning about the word alacrity,there is an expression come to my mind: a lovely girl accept a traveling plan from her parents.