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n. pl. vir·tu·os·i·ties
1. Great technical skill or captivating personal style, especially as exhibited in the arts.
2. An appreciation for or interest in fine objects of art.


(ˌvɜr tʃuˈɒs ɪ ti)

1. the character, ability, or skill of a virtuoso.
2. a fondness for or interest in virtu.


 virtuosi collectively, 1831.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.virtuosity - technical skill or fluency or style exhibited by a virtuoso
science, skill - ability to produce solutions in some problem domain; "the skill of a well-trained boxer"; "the sweet science of pugilism"
bravura - brilliant and showy technical skill; "in a final bravura the ballerina appeared to be floating in water"; "the music ends with a display of bravura"


noun mastery, skill, brilliance, polish, craft, expertise, flair, panache, éclat At that time, his virtuosity on the trumpet had no parallel in jazz.
بَراعَه في العَزْف


[ˌvɜːtjʊˈɒsɪtɪ] Nvirtuosismo m


[ˌvɜːrtʃuˈɒsəti] nvirtuosité f


nVirtuosität f


[ˌvɜːtjʊˈɒsɪtɪ] nvirtuosismo


(vəːtʃuˈəusəu) plurals ˌvirtuˈosos ~virtuˈosi noun
a person who knows a great deal about eg music, painting, especially a skilled performer. He's a virtuoso on the violin; (also adjective) a virtuoso pianist/performance.
ˌvirtuˈosity (-ˈo-) noun
great skill in one of the fine arts. I am impressed by the virtuosity of that musician.
References in classic literature ?
Psychologically there were no doubt good reasons for my attempt; and it was worth while, if only to see of what excesses I was capable in that sort of virtuosity.
An upright semi-grand piano near the door, flanked by two palms in pots, executed suddenly all by itself a valse tune with aggressive virtuosity.
Charm and speed; virtuosity in the performing arts.
Originally released in 2003 on the Vocab label and distributed by the now-defunct GoodVibes Recordings, Virtuosity seemed destined to be lost except to a few dedicated fans and used-record store denizens.
The models, most from nineteenth-century France, represent exercises in technical virtuosity, demanding knowledge of cantilevering, balance, forms of rotation, styles of balusters and other architectural details.
This month, Cheryl Ossola's "Nutcracker's Delectable Divertissements" zooms in on the fun in-between roles, those colorful bursts of virtuosity that are known as Spanish, Russian, Arabian, Merliton, and Chinese.
If a movie appeared to be making a blatant play for awards or put technical virtuosity above human values, he came down hard,"--TODD LEOPOLD, an editor for CNN who worked with openly gay movie critic Paul Clinton before he passed away January 30"
But his quest to give his father his just-jazz due is primarily about a love of virtuosity.
ARENA LEISURE'S new team of stalls handlers and starters Seamus O'Neill and Robbie Supple were the focus of a row at Wolverhampton yesterday after the withdrawal of well-bred twoyear-old newcomer Virtuosity.
They mix folk-dance with melodic virtuosity straight from the opera-house, classical procedures with romantic inwardness, and they offer continual subtle delights.
While you might expect this to take away from the film, instead it enriches it, allowing us to appreciate the dexterity and skill of the projectionist much as we might admire the virtuosity of a musician's technique at a concert.
This process is embellished and energized by the Socratic method of questioning, the ancient Hebrew sense of justice and commitment and, as he so elegantly states, the "painful eloquence of the blues; and exuberantly in the improvisational virtuosity of jazz.