What does prowess mean?

Definitions for prowess
ˈpraʊ ɪsprowess

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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.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. prowess

    Valor; bravery in the field; military gallantry.

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How to say prowess in sign language?

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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

Examples of prowess in a Sentence

  1. James Scott:

    Cyber warfare is as much about psychological strategy as technical prowess.

  2. Euan Graham:

    Let's not forget the ideological aspect of this, it's important to them to have this ability to demonstrate technological prowess.

  3. 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.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    Material dust in mind acts like only rust for it corrodes the thinking prowess of a person who then can’t even identity the people worth to own trust.

  5. 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.

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  • 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, удаль, доблестьRussian
  • spretnost, одважност, odvažnost, спретностSerbo-Croatian
  • hjältemod, tapperhet, skicklighetSwedish
  • வீரம்Tamil
  • galing, abilidadTagalog
  • yiğitlik, cesaret, maharet, hüner, kahramanlıkTurkish
  • 实力Chinese

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