Student Thesaurus

One entry found for dexterity.
Entry Word: dexterity
Function: noun
Text: 1 mental skill or quickness <the ambassador showed great dexterity in his handling of the touchy situation>
Synonyms adroitness, cleverness, finesse, sleight
Related Words ability, prowess, talent; competence, efficiency, expertise, know-how, proficiency; ingeniousness, ingenuity, resourcefulness
Near Antonyms inadequacy, ineptitude, ineptness; slowness, stupidity
2 ease and grace in physical activity <the juggler needed lots of dexterity in order to keep all five balls in the air at the same time>
Synonyms agility, deftness, nimbleness, sleight, spryness
Related Words coordination
Antonyms awkwardness, clumsiness, gawkiness