adeptness

noun
skillful performance or ability without difficulty
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his quick adeptness was a product of good design

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he was famous for his facility as an archer

Syn: ↑adroitness, ↑deftness, ↑facility, ↑quickness
Derivationally related forms: ↑quick (for: ↑quickness), ↑facile (for: ↑facility), ↑deft (for: ↑deftness), ↑adroit (for: ↑adroitness), ↑adept
Hypernyms: ↑skillfulness
Hyponyms: ↑touch, ↑dexterity, ↑manual dexterity, ↑sleight

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Adeptness — A*dept ness, n. The quality of being adept; skill. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adeptness — index ability, efficiency, facility (easiness), gift (flair), prowess (ability), skill …   Law dictionary

  • adeptness — adept ► ADJECTIVE ▪ very skilled or proficient. ► NOUN ▪ a person who is adept at something. DERIVATIVES adeptly adverb adeptness noun. ORIGIN from Latin adipisci obtain, attain …   English terms dictionary

  • adeptness — noun see adept II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • adeptness — See adeptly. * * * …   Universalium

  • adeptness — noun The quality of being adept …   Wiktionary

  • adeptness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Natural or acquired facility in a specific activity: ability, art, command, craft, expertise, expertness, knack, mastery, proficiency, skill, technique. Informal: know how. See ABILITY, KNOWLEDGE …   English dictionary for students

  • adeptness — n. expertise, skillfulness, proficiency …   English contemporary dictionary

  • adeptness — adept·ness …   English syllables

  • 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 …   Useful english dictionary

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