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virtuosity

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noun vir·tu·os·i·ty \-ˈä-sə-tē\

Simple Definition of virtuosity

  • : great ability or skill shown by a musician, performer, etc.

Full Definition of virtuosity

plural vir·tu·os·i·ties

  1. 1 :  a taste for or interest in virtu

  2. 2 :  great technical skill (as in the practice of a fine art)

Examples of virtuosity

  1. Her virtuosity on the piano is amazing.



1673

First Known Use of virtuosity

1673

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