Examples of virtuosity in a Sentence
Her virtuosity on the piano is amazing.
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For sheer virtuosity, one of the most eye-catching works is a rectangular panel from the first half of the 20th century displayed in a case of Chinese ceramics.
Astounding physical feats are accompanied by all sorts of narratives about dedication, obstacles, prowess, virtuosity.
His razor sharp precision and virtuosity of the form is unfathomable.
As your career has flourished, there has been no denying your virtuosity.
Both movements Znaider approached as orchestral showcases, opportunities to display and revel in Cleveland's multi-faceted virtuosity.
Hughes never quite reciprocated Locke’s adoration, but his virtuosity was magnetic.
His appearances on Saturday Night Live and The Tonight Show turned his musical virtuosity toward a just-subversive-enough sort of comedy that went viral by default.
Several pieces suggested that some of today’s classical composers believe virtuosity has become irrelevant, if not meaningless, at a time when glossy studio recordings have made technical perfection commonplace.
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Virtuosity is used particularly to describe musicians, but also often for writers, actors, dancers, and athletes. A virtuoso is a highly skilled performer, and a virtuoso performance is one that astonishes the audience by its feats. In ancient Greece the cities would hold male competitions in acrobatics, conjuring, public reciting, blowing the trumpet, and acting out scenes from Homer's epics, the winners of which would have been praised as virtuous, or "full of manly virtues".
First Known Use of virtuosity
VIRTUOSITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of virtuosity for English Language Learners
: great ability or skill shown by a musician, performer, etc.
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