adroitness

  • 1 Adroitness — A*droit ness, n. The quality of being adroit; skill and readiness; dexterity. [1913 Webster] Adroitness was as requisite as courage. Motley. [1913 Webster] Syn: See {Skill}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 adroitness — index competence (ability), efficiency, experience (background), facility (easiness), faculty ( …

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  • 3 adroitness — n. adroitness at, in (adroitness at giving injections) * * * [ə drɔɪtnɪs] in (adroitness at giving injections) adroitness at …

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  • 4 adroitness — noun there is an undeniable adroitness in his economic plan Syn: skill, skillfulness, prowess, expertise, adeptness, dexterity, deftness, nimbleness, ability, capability, mastery, proficiency, accomplishment, artistry, art, facility, aptitude,… …

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  • 5 adroitness — noun see adroit …

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  • 6 adroitness — See adroitly. * * * …

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  • 7 adroitness — noun Displays of skillfulness or ease of ability …

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  • 8 adroitness — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. deftness, dexterity, skill, cleverness; see ability 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Skillfulness in the use of the hands or body: deftness, dexterity, dexterousness, prowess, skill, sleight. See ABILITY …

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  • 9 adroitness — n. speediness, nimbleness; skill …

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  • 10 adroitness — n 1. dexterity, ambidexterity, deftness, sleight, sleight of hand, legerdemain; nimbleness, agility, quickness, rapidity, briskness, swiftness, liveliness; handiness, right handedness, neatness; skillfulness, skill, faculty, knack, talent;… …

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  • 11 adroitness — See: adroit …

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  • 12 adroitness — noun skillful performance or ability without difficulty (Freq. 1) his quick adeptness was a product of good design he was famous for his facility as an archer • Syn: ↑adeptness, ↑deftness, ↑facility, ↑quickness …

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  • 13 Adroitness (personality trait) — Social Adroitness is a personality trait measured in the Jackson Personality Inventory [Jackson, 1976. D.N. Jackson , Jackson Personality Inventory manual. , Research Psychologists Press, Port Huron, MI (1976).] .It assesses the ability to… …

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  • 14 Skill — Skill, n. [Icel. skil a distinction, discernment; akin to skilja to separate, divide, distinguish, Sw. skilja,. skille to separate, skiel reason, right, justice, Sw. sk[ a]l reason, Lith. skelli to cleave. Cf. {Shell}, {Shoal}, a multitude.] 1.… …

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  • 15 skill — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Expertness Nouns 1. skill, skillfulness, address; dexterity, dexterousness; adroitness, expertise, proficiency, adequacy, competence, handicraft, finesse, savoir faire, facility, knack; mastery,… …

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  • 16 dexterity — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. adroitness, facility, skill; see ability 2 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. skill, adroitness, deftness, cleverness, expertise, know how, knack, touch, aptitude, facility, nimbleness, finesse. ANT.: ineptitude, clumsiness …

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  • 17 Address — Ad*dress, n. [Cf. F. adresse. See {Address}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. Act of preparing one s self. [Obs.] Jer Taylor. [1913 Webster] 2. Act of addressing one s self to a person; verbal application. [1913 Webster] 3. A formal communication, either …

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  • 18 Clever — Clev er, a. [Origin uncertain. Cf. OE. cliver eager, AS. clyfer (in comp.) cloven; or clifer a claw, perh. connected with E. cleave to divide, split, the meaning of E. clever perh. coming from the idea of grasping, seizing (with the mind).] 1.… …

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  • 19 Dexterity — Dex*ter i*ty, n. [L. dexteritas, fr. dexter: cf. F. dext[ e]rit[ e]. See {Dexter}.] 1. Right handedness. [1913 Webster] 2. Readiness and grace in physical activity; skill and ease in using the hands; expertness in manual acts; as, dexterity with… …

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  • 20 dexterity — /dek ster i tee/, n. 1. skill or adroitness in using the hands or body; agility. 2. mental adroitness or skill; cleverness. [1520 30; < L dexteritas readiness, equiv. to dexter (s. of dexter) skillful + itas ITY] * * * …

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