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virtuosity

vir·tu·os·i·ty

virtuosity

pronunciation:
vuhr chu a sih ti
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part of speech: noun
definition: exceptional ability, style, or skill, esp. as expressed in the fine arts.
Her operatic virtuosity is internationally known.
synonyms:
expertise, mastery, prowess
similar words:
art, artistry, bravura, brilliance, excellence, facility, genius, master hand, musicianship, preeminence, skill
Word Parts
The word virtuosity contains the following part:
-osity Latin noun-forming suffix that means state or condition of
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Most adjectives ending in "-ous," or "-ose1" can combine with "-ity" to form nouns ending in -osity .