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1. Possessing or exercising skill; expert. See Synonyms at proficient.
2. Characterized by, exhibiting, or requiring skill: a skillful ascent of the summit.

skill′ful·ly adv.
skill′ful·ness n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.skillfulness - the state of being cognitively skillful
state - the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"
expertise, expertness - skillfulness by virtue of possessing special knowledge
handiness - skillfulness with the hands; "he can do any sort of work requiring handiness and dexterity"
coordination - the skillful and effective interaction of movements
versatility - having a wide variety of skills
mastery, command, control - great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity; "a good command of French"
adeptness, adroitness, deftness, quickness, facility - skillful performance or ability without difficulty; "his quick adeptness was a product of good design"; "he was famous for his facility as an archer"
fluency - skillfulness in speaking or writing
proficiency, technique - skillfulness in the command of fundamentals deriving from practice and familiarity; "practice greatly improves proficiency"
efficiency - skillfulness in avoiding wasted time and effort; "she did the work with great efficiency"
unskillfulness - a lack of cognitive skill
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Owing to the various benefits that are attached to headliners and due to their skillfulness, headliners are widely used in construction and designing of various other transportation and vehicles such as spacecraft, aeroplanes, boats, satellites and trains.
He drew the attention that the high-level labor ethics of the Korean workforce, are an object of admiration and appreciation, citing their dedication, skillfulness, efficiency, flexibility and hardworking.
She said that Girls Guide was not just a movement but the name of enlightenment, knowledge, skillfulness, which had, since its inception, been contributing positively towards our society despite limited resources, asserting that the Father of the Nation had laid the foundation of the movement.
Every fiber of our national life is crying for true leaders, leaders who are genuine; leaders who are willing to take responsibility for the present situation and conditions we have found ourselves in Nigeria; leaders who are willing to accept the challenge of nation-building-to face it head-on with integrity of heart and skillfulness of hand as David did.
President Al-Bashir , who was addressing the Foreign Ministry workers Wednesday, said that Foreign Minister , Dr Al-Dirdiri Mohamed Ahmed has managed negotiation file on peace in South Sudan State with skillfulness that contributed to reaching peace agreement in South Sudan , disclosing that stability in South Sudan means stability for Sudan and countries of the region.
Poetry of the great Imadaddin Nasimi, who lived six centuries ago, is peculiar not only in its brilliant skillfulness, but also in its deep sense and convincing sincerity, calling everyone to plunge into thoughts about the mystery of being and to look into the deepest layers of the soul.
Looking in turn at the movement of labor and at individuals and communities, they consider such topics as mobility from the long-term perspective, the necessary and undesirable mobility of the lower classes in 17th-century Swedish towns, assessing skillfulness: on Maghrebi women's access to the labor market in France, urban seasonal workers and rural church constructions in 18th-century Finland, the mobile elites' material culture in northern Baltic cities during the 18th and 19th centuries, and impromptu facts and moral panic: the Roma people and local communities.
Here one must mention the extraordinary skillfulness of the artist, which, by the way, can be viewed in a video installation named 'Amal'.
"Men want to show off in front of women, they are challenging competition," Chromec said for TASR.In the first event, the drivers and their horse teams showed skillfulness in travelling between obstacles.
The royal red vehicle of king Farouk [only royal vehicles were allowed the red color]; costumes of royal army officers, the appearance of Nasser, Naguib, King Farouk, Sayyid Qutb is a testimony to the high level of skillfulness of the make-up artists.
- Competency (ability to manage, maturity, skillfulness, effectiveness)