Definitions for prowessˈpraʊ ɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. art, artistry, prowess(noun)

    a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation

    "the art of conversation"; "it's quite an art"

Wiktionary

  1. prowess(Noun)

    Skillfulness and manual ability; adroitness or dexterity.

  2. prowess(Noun)

    Distinguished bravery or courage, especially in battle; heroism

  3. Origin: From proeche (Modern French: prouesse)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prowess(adj)

    distinguished bravery; valor; especially, military bravery and skill; gallantry; intrepidity; fearlessness

  2. Origin: [OF. proece, proesce, F. prouesse. See Prow, a.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Prowess

    prow′es, n. bravery, esp. in war: valour: daring.—adj. Prow (arch.), brave, valiant:—superl. Prow′est. [O. Fr. prou (Fr. preux), perh. from prod in prodesse, to do good.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prowess in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prowess in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Seneca:

    Without an adversary prowess shrivels. We see how great and efficient it really is only when it shows by endurance what it is capable of.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    It has got nothing to do with the prowess of a selected person’s mind, but they find and recruit the people of their kind only to show the standard and the class of their own house.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Classes differentiate themselves from masses by the yardstick of mental prowess standard than by the monetary power status. A true leader hails from the classes and others belong to the masses.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Never underestimate the powers and prowess of your small efforts. Think of the "Butterfly Effect", which underscores the fact that even a tiny butterfly stirring the calm air in California can transform severe storm systems next month in Korea.

  5. Francis M. Faber Jr.:

    Famous shipbuilders such as Donald Mackay referred to a certain part of his ships as having a 'forepeak'. Has anyone discovered any of his contemporaries as seeking to exceed his prowess by incorporating five, six or more 'peaks' in their ship design?

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • dovednost, obratnost, zručnost, hrdinstvíCzech
  • Heldenmut, Fähigkeiten, Können, TapferkeitGerman
  • ανδρεία, δεξιότηταGreek
  • destreza, capacidad, habilidad, proezaSpanish
  • taitavuus, sankaruusFinnish
  • fait d'armes, adresse, exploit, prouesse, dextérité, héroïsme, haut fait, habiletéFrench
  • calmachtIrish
  • խիզախություն, ճարպկություն, հմտությունArmenian
  • prodezzaItalian
  • תעוזהHebrew
  • 武勇, 技量Japanese
  • ririMāori
  • bekwaamheid, heldenmoed, dapperheidDutch
  • destrezaPortuguese
  • умение, храбрость, отвага, мастерство, удальRussian
  • spretnost, одважност, odvažnost, спретностSerbo-Croatian
  • hjältemod, tapperhet, skicklighetSwedish
  • galing, abilidadTagalog
  • yiğitlik, cesaret, maharet, hüner, kahramanlıkTurkish
  • 实力Chinese

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