A·lac·ri·ty n. A cheerful readiness, willingness, or promptitude; joyous activity; briskness; sprightliness; as, the soldiers advanced with alacrity to meet the enemy.
I have not that alacrity of spirit,
Nor cheer of mind that I was wont to have. --Shak.
n : liveliness and eagerness; "he accepted with alacrity" [syn: