Synonyms for adeptness

Grammar : Noun
Spell : adjective uh-dept; noun ad-ept, uh-dept
Phonetic Transcription : adjective əˈdɛpt; noun ˈæd ɛpt, əˈdɛpt

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Définition of adeptness

Origin :
  • "an expert," especially "one who is skilled in the secrets of anything," 1660s, from Latin adeptus (see adept (adj.)). The Latin adjective was used as a noun in this sense in Medieval Latin among alchemists.
  • noun ability
Example sentences :
  • He didn't handle them with the adeptness of a Belt man, but he wasn't too awkward.
  • Extract from : « Anchorite » by Randall Garrett
  • Some men are born with an adeptness for crime of a certain character.
  • Extract from : « How to Become Rich » by William Windsor
  • Also his adeptness in dodging was called upon more and more.
  • Extract from : « The Young Pitcher » by Zane Grey
  • His eye is always upon his neighbour's defects, and I never cease to marvel at its adeptness.
  • Extract from : « Brother Copas » by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • If so, the little trick had been done with deplorable spontaneity or adeptness of usage.
  • Extract from : « Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete » by George Meredith
  • Lubimoff was astonished at the way this woman spoke in all seriousness of her present adeptness.
  • Extract from : « The Enemies of Women » by Vicente Blasco Ibez
  • Yet deep in his nature was that obliquity, that adeptness at trickery, that facility in deceit, which made him the success he was.
  • Extract from : « The Shadow » by Arthur Stringer
  • An adeptness at discovering grievances has lately been one of the principal recommendations to public notice and popular applause.
  • Extract from : « Novanglus, and Massachusettensis » by John Adams
  • She answered shortly enough, and the skimming of the milk was not done with the adeptness which she usually displayed.
  • Extract from : « The Hound From The North » by Ridgwell Cullum
  • And when night drew near and they made camp, what joy it was to hear her exclamations of wonder at his adeptness!
  • Extract from : « The Crimson Gardenia and Other Tales of Adventure » by Rex Beach

Antonyms for adeptness

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