What does handiness mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. handinessnoun

    skillfulness with the hands

    "he can do any sort of work requiring handiness and dexterity"

  2. handiness, accessibility, availability, availablenessnoun

    the quality of being at hand when needed


  1. handinessnoun

    The quality or state of being handy.

  2. Etymology: From handy + -ness

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Handinessnoun

    Readiness; dexterity.

    Etymology: from handy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Handinessnoun

    the quality or state of being handy

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of handiness in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of handiness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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    the quality of being impenetrable (by people or light or missiles etc.)
    • A. exponent
    • B. imperviousness
    • C. volubility
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