Definition of athleticism in English:

athleticism

noun

mass noun
  • The physical qualities that are characteristic of athletes, such as strength, fitness, and agility.

    ‘what he lacks in stature, he more than makes up for with speed and athleticism’
    • ‘The battles are performed with an athleticism that is at times alarming.’
    • ‘The tournament is expected to be one of the most remarkable displays of athleticism that the sport of weightlifting has seen.’
    • ‘I was already exhausted with my unexpected display of athleticism.’
    • ‘His bulk and his athleticism gave him, and his team, a massive advantage.’
    • ‘They watch women's gymnastics and figure skating for the athleticism.’
    • ‘Her athleticism and grit have made her a champion’
    • ‘Players are justifiably esteemed for their amazing feats of athleticism.’
    • ‘He should work out with people at his own level of athleticism.’
    • ‘I was getting noticed for my looks, as well as my intelligence and athleticism.’
    • ‘To improve all-round athleticism you also need to develop strength, stamina and flexibility.’
    • ‘The dancing, with an emphasis on athleticism, is quite spectacular.’

Pronunciation

athleticism

/aθˈlɛtɪsɪz(ə)m/