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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.
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(ˌvɜr tʃuˈɒs ɪ ti)

1. the character, ability, or skill of a virtuoso.
2. a fondness for or interest in virtu.
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 virtuosi collectively, 1831.
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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"
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noun mastery, skill, brilliance, polish, craft, expertise, flair, panache, éclat At that time, his virtuosity on the trumpet had no parallel in jazz.
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[ˌvɜːtjʊˈɒsɪtɪ] Nvirtuosismo m
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[ˌvɜːrtʃuˈɒsəti] nvirtuosité f
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nVirtuosität f
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[ˌvɜːtjʊˈɒsɪtɪ] nvirtuosismo
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(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.
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References in classic literature ?
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. The din it raised was deafening.
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. In this connection I should like to confess my surprise on finding that notwithstanding all its apparatus of analysis the story consists for the most part of physical impressions; impressions of sound and sight, railway station, streets, a trotting horse, reflections in mirrors and so on, rendered as if for their own sake and combined with a sublimated description of a desirable middle-class town-residence which somehow manages to produce a sinister effect.
Mustafazade conquered the millions of hearts with his dazzling virtuosity.
Atlanta, GA, March 15, 2019 --( Virtuosity Fitness has just launched their online fitness coaching platform for clients anywhere to sign up.
Schumann's Virtuosity: Criticism, Composition, and Performance in Nineteenth-Century Germany.
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.
The stewards found that Greek Easter had interfered with Longhill Tiger two furlongs out in the Racing Welfare Maiden Stakes, won by Virtuosity.
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"