Definition of adroitness in English:

adroitness

Line breaks: adroit|ness
Pronunciation: /əˈdrɔɪtnɪs
 
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noun

[mass noun]
Cleverness or skill: he lacks political adroitness
More example sentences
  • Clarendon admired his dexterity and adroitness.
  • Few bands, if any at all, can challenge their adroitness on stage as they are simply magical.
  • Mental ability tests do not measure personality, social adroitness, leadership, charisma, cool-headedness, altruism, or many other things that we value.
Synonyms
skill, skilfulness, prowess, expertise, expertness, adeptness, handiness, nimbleness, dexterity, dexterousness, deftness; ability, capability, competence, competency, mastery, virtuosity, proficiency, accomplishment, artistry, art, knack, bent, faculty, facility, aptitude, flair, finesse, talent, gift, giftedness; quick-wittedness, cleverness, intelligence, wisdom, brilliance, brightness, sharpness, cunning, artfulness, astuteness, diplomacy, discretion, shrewdness, resourcefulness, ingenuity, inventiveness, imagination, imaginativeness; Frenchsavoir faire
informal niftiness, nippiness, know-how, savvy

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