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Definitions for dexterity
dɛkˈstɛr ɪ tidex·ter·i·ty

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word dexterity.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dexterity, manual dexterity, sleight(noun)

    adroitness in using the hands

Wiktionary

  1. dexterity(Noun)

    Skill in performing tasks, especially with the hands.

    Etymology: dexteritas, from dexter

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dexterity(noun)

    right-handedness

  2. Dexterity(noun)

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

  3. Dexterity(noun)

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

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How to say dexterity in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dexterity in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dexterity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of dexterity in a Sentence

  1. Maura Horton:

    There aren't many different options for people with limited dexterity, but not everyone functions like an 18-year-old. Some have never functioned at all.

  2. Communication Fleur Pellerin:

    I don't know who you are Michael Keaton and that is just fine, but I know you are an actor with extraordinary talent and dexterity, capable of taking on the most diverse of roles, from the most tragic to the most comical, sliding from one to the other without ever running out of breath.

  3. Steve Holen:

    The bones and several teeth show clear signs of having been deliberately broken by humans with manual dexterity and experiential knowledge.

  4. The Hollywood Reporter:

    It took less than five minutes into Fox's 'Grease: Live' for director Thomas Kail to throw down the gauntlet, kick it out the door and slam the door shut on just about any future live musicals when it comes to sheer technical dexterity.

  5. Filmmaker Evan Briggs:

    It's something that you or I could do in 30 seconds flat, and watching them both try to fumble through with limited dexterity was kind of painful but sweet because they really needed each other to make it happen, you could tell the kids felt, we're doing this together, and we're helping each other, and it's not yet another situation where I'm not big enough.

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