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Dexterity (IPA: /dɛkˈstɛɹəti/, /dɛkˈstɛɹɪti/)


Dexterity (n.)

Right-handedness.

Dexterity (n.)

Readiness and grace in physical activity; skill and ease in using the hands; expertness in manual acts; as, dexterity with the chisel.

Dexterity (n.)

Readiness in the use or control of the mental powers; quickness and skill in managing any complicated or difficult affair; adroitness.

Dexterity

Skill in performing manual tasks

Dexterity

1990 video game

Dexterity

Album by George Shearing

Dexterity

Album

Dexterity Synonyms

Manual Dexterity, Sleight

Dexterity Rhymes



Charity, Clarity, Garrity, Geraghty, Gerety, Gerrity, Parity, Rarity, Varity, Verity

Austerity, Dexterity, Disparity, Hilarity, Polarity, Posterity, Prosperity, Severity, Sincerity, Temerity, Vulgarity
Familiarity, Insularity, Popularity, Regularity, Similarity, Solidarity

Spanish Translation

Dexterity in Spanish is Destreza

Tagalog Translation

Dexterity in Tagalog is Kahusayan

Example Sentence (Quote)

".. .if you take up video-gaming, even casually, you can expect the following benefits: decreased overall reaction times, increased eye-hand coordination, and enhanced manual dexterity. You'll improve your spatial visualization skills and your ability to mentally work in three dimensions." - Dexterity

Example Sentence (Quote)

".. .with address enough to refuse, without offending, or, by your manner of granting, to double the obligation; dexterity enough to conceal a truth without telling a lie: sagacity enough to read other people's countenances; and serenity enough not to discover anything by yours; a seaming frankness with a real reserve." - Dexterity

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [SAT scores for admission].. .the tyranny of the big test. While conceding that the SAT measures mental dexterity, the test does not capture qualities such as motivation or what the student learned in high school." - Dexterity

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Among those whom I could never pursuade to rank themselves with idlers, and who speak with indignation of my morning sleeps and nocturnal rambles, one passes the day in catching spiders, that he may count their eyes with a microscope; another exhibits the dust of a marigold separated from the flower with a dexterity worthy of Leuwenhoweck himself. Some turn the wheel of electricity; some suspend rings to a lodestone, and find that what they did yesterday, they can do again to-day ."”Some register the changes of the wind, and die fully convinced that the wind is changeable ."”There are men yet more profound, who have heard that two colorless liquors may produce a color by union, and that two cold bodies will grow hot of they are mingled: they mingle them, and produce the effect expected, say it is strange, and mingle them again." - Dexterity

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And in no victory do they glory so much as in that which is gained by dexterity and good conduct without bloodshed. In such cases they appoint public triumphs, and erect trophies to the honour of those who have succeeded." - Dexterity


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