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Very skilled or accomplished. See Synonyms at proficient.
n. (ăd′ĕpt′)
A highly skilled person; an expert: "political consequences in getting rid of all the skeptics, unbelievers, and adepts of rival faiths" (Gene Lyons).

[Latin adeptus, past participle of adipīscī, to attain : ad-, ad- + apīscī, to grasp.]

a·dept′ly adv.
a·dept′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adeptness - skillful performance or ability without difficultyadeptness - skillful performance or ability without difficulty; "his quick adeptness was a product of good design"; "he was famous for his facility as an archer"
skillfulness - the state of being cognitively skillful
touch - deftness in handling matters; "he has a master's touch"
dexterity, manual dexterity, sleight - adroitness in using the hands


Natural or acquired facility in a specific activity:
Informal: know-how.
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It is through Ben's voice that the adeptness of Rubin's prose is revealed most, through tight sentences and quick-witted humor.
Filmmaker and DFI Artistic Advisor Elia Suleiman said:"Sandy Powell's adeptness at transporting audiences into directors' environments makes her a modern legend in design, while Bennett Miller possesses a powerful ability to dissect social constructs by skillfully tapping into the psyche of his protagonists.
Filmmaker and DFI artistic adviser Elia Suleiman said: "Powell's adeptness at transporting audiences into directors' environments makes her a modern legend in design while Miller possesses a powerful ability to dissect social constructs by skilfully tapping into the psyche of his protagonists.
One can't help but marvel at the adeptness and diligence of the Ifugaos who carved each payao with their bare hands and with tools that they put together using natural materials.
The clinic has recently reported two successful pregnancies in Muscat following PGD, which not only highlights the outstanding proficiency of the embryology team, but also demonstrates the adeptness of the clinical team for their sustained effort and commitment to achieving 73 per-cent successful pregnancy rates.
In the final moments of this championship which ended in a sudden death playoff between the ultimate winner and fourteen year old Damil Attaullah, the champion Salman managed to prevail over his teen aged adversary Damil through steady display and application of golfing adeptness.
I can clearly see the adeptness of El-Gouna Film Festival by the films it has selected to be screened in it," El-Aris stated.
5 GHz, wireless infrastructure and FirstNet have highlighted her adeptness at consensus building and facilitating policies that are innovative, smart and inclusive.
Additionally, the selection basis included the company's ability to build studies more efficiently and effectively than an institution's legacy system, adeptness in query management workflow, intuitive interface for all key user groups, dynamic and centralized monitoring for risk-based monitoring, ability to export SDTM data sets directly from TrialMaster using Custom Export Utility Tool, automated transfer of adverse event data using SafetyLink as well as embedded electronic patient recorded outcomes.
His agility and adeptness as a global advertising professional is something that will help steer us to newer opportunities and more importantly shape a renewed success model for the agency.
Sonia Sharma, Managing Director and Founder, GoodWorkLabs credits rigorous perseverance and product market adeptness with the company's average growth of 1112% over the past three years.
His Majesty praised their combat readiness, high adeptness and rapid response to any duty assigned, lauding their high professionalism and co-operation with the BDF staff to fulfil their national duty in defending the homeland and its civilisational achievements as well as citizens' dignity and security.