Facility vs Promptness - What's the difference?

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Facility is a related term of promptness.


As nouns the difference between facility and promptness

is that facility is the fact of being easy, or easily done; absence of difficulty, simplicity while promptness is the habit or characteristic of doing things without delay.

facility

English

Noun

(facilities)
  • The fact of being easy, or easily done; absence of difficulty, simplicity.
  • *, II.12:
  • Clytomachus'' affirmed, that he could never understand by the writings of ''Carneades'', what opinion he was of. Why hath ''Epicurus interdicted facility unto his Sectaries?
  • Dexterity of speech or action; skill, talent.
  • The facility she shows in playing the violin is unrivalled.
  • The physical means or contrivances to make something (especially a public service) possible; the required equipment, infrastructure, location etc.
  • Transport facilities in Bangkok are not sufficient to prevent frequent traffic collapses during rush hour.
  • * {{quote-book, year=2006, author=(Edwin Black)
  • , chapter=1, title= Internal Combustion , passage=As though on an incendiary rampage, the fires systematically devoured the contents of Edison's headquarters and facilities .}}
  • (North America, in the plural) A toilet.
  • Derived terms

    * correctional facility

    promptness

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • The habit or characteristic of doing things without delay.
  • The habit of adhering to a designated time.
  • Synonyms

    * (habit of doing things with out delay) promptitude * (habit of adhering to a designated time) punctuality, timeliness