Definition of adroitness in English:



mass noun
  • Cleverness or skill.

    ‘he lacks political adroitness’
    • ‘They focused on three different social skills: social anxiety, social adroitness, and self-monitoring.’
    • ‘Few bands, if any at all, can challenge their adroitness on stage as they are simply magical.’
    • ‘Clarendon admired his dexterity and adroitness.’
    • ‘The adroitness and patience of a long line of monarchs and royal ministers, who moved gradually but steadily to centralize both authority and power in their own hands, were crowned with unimaginable success.’
    • ‘Mental ability tests do not measure personality, social adroitness, leadership, charisma, cool-headedness, altruism, or many other things that we value.’
    skill, skilfulness, prowess, expertise, expertness, adeptness, handiness, nimbleness, dexterity, dexterousness, deftness
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