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faculty

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  1. 1 a natural ability of the mind or body although they are well into their 80s, the mental faculties of this couple are as sharp as ever Synonyms of faculty powerWords Related to faculty function; capability, capacity; aptitude, endowment, flair, genius, gift, instinct, knack, talentNear Antonyms of faculty inability, incapability, incapacity; inaptitude, inaptness, ineptness

  2. 2 a special and usually inborn ability even when he was still at a young age, John Singleton Copley's artistic faculties were readily recognizable Synonyms of faculty aptitude, bent, endowment, talent, flair, genius, gift, head, knackWords Related to faculty affinity, bias, disposition, habitude, impulse, inclination, leaning, partiality, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendency, turn; ear, eye, mind, nose; feel, hang, instinct, touch, way; capability, competence, facility, proficiency, skill; capacity, potential, power; forte, specialism, speciality, specialtyNear Antonyms of faculty disability, handicap, inability, incapacity; shortcoming, weakness

  3. 3 the physical or mental power to do something the belief that if someone loses their sight, all of their other physical faculties are heightened Synonyms of faculty capability, capableness, capacity, competence, competency, abilityWords Related to faculty aptitude, aptness, endowment, equipment, facility, gift, knack, talent; address, adroitness, deftness, dexterity, hand, prowess, skill; gray matter, instinct, intelligence, ken, reason, understanding; might, potency, puissance, staying power, stuff; adequacy, effectiveness, effectualness, fitness, form, influence, resourcefulness, usefulness; means, resources, wherewithalNear Antonyms of faculty helplessness, impotence, paralysis, powerlessness, weakness; defectiveness, deficiency, inadequacy, inadequateness, ineffectiveness, ineffectuality, ineffectualness, inefficaciousness, inefficacy, uselessness; debilitation, disablement, impairment, incapacitationAntonyms of faculty disability, inability, incapability, incapableness, incapacity, incompetence, incompetency, ineptitude, ineptness


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