来自拉丁语alacer, 渴望，欢快，词源同allegro, 快板。
- alacrity (n.)
- mid-15c., from Latin alacritatem (nominative alacritas) "liveliness, ardor, eagerness," from alacer (genitive alacris) "cheerful, brisk, lively;" which is of uncertain origin, perhaps cognate with Gothic aljan "zeal," Old English ellen "courage, zeal, strength," Old High German ellian.
- 1. They fell on the sandwiches with alacrity.
- 2. As you can imagine, I accepted with alacrity.
- 3. They accepted the offer with alacrity.
- 4. Although the man was very old, he still moved with alacrity.
- 他虽然很老, 动作仍很敏捷.
- 5. She obeyed with alacrity.
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