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Synonyms for dexterity
dɛkˈstɛr ɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dexterity, manual dexterity, sleight(noun)

    adroitness in using the hands

    Synonyms:
    manual dexterity, sleight

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. dexterity

    Adroitness (French à, to, and droit, right) and dexterity (Latin dexter, right, right-hand) might each be rendered "right-handedness;" but adroitness carries more of the idea of eluding, parrying, or checking some hostile movement, or taking advantage of another in controversy; dexterity conveys the idea of doing, accomplishing something readily and well, without reference to any action of others. We speak of adroitness in fencing, boxing, or debate; of dexterity in horsemanship, in the use of tools, weapons, etc. Aptitude (Latin aptus, fit, fitted) is a natural readiness, which by practise may be developed into dexterity. Skill is more exact to line, rule, and method than dexterity. Dexterity can not be communicated, and, oftentimes can not even be explained by its possessor; skill to a very great extent can be imparted; "skilled workmen" in various trades are numbered by thousands. Compare ADDRESS; CLEVER; POWER; SKILFUL.

    Synonyms:
    adroitness, aptitude, cleverness, expertness, readiness, skill

    Preposition:
    Dexterity of hand, of movement, of management; with the pen; in action, in manipulating men; at cards.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dexterity(n.)

    Synonyms:
    skill, skilfulness, adroitness, expertness, readiness, facility, aptness, aptitude, address, quickness, cleverness, knack, ability, tact, art

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dexterity(n)

    Synonyms:
    expertness, skill, adroitness, aptitude, readiness

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    agility, skill

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