Definition of Ambidexterity

1. Noun. The property of being equally skillful with each hand.

Exact synonyms: Ambidextrousness
Generic synonyms: Handedness, Laterality
Derivative terms: Ambidextrous, Ambidextrous



Definition of Ambidexterity

1. n. The quality of being ambidextrous; the faculty of using both hands with equal facility.

Definition of Ambidexterity

1. Noun. Property of being equally (skillful) with each hand (from the idea that either hand is like the (right-hand)). ¹

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Definition of Ambidexterity

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Medical Definition of Ambidexterity

1. The ability to use both hands with equal ease. (05 Feb 1998)

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Literary usage of Ambidexterity

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. List of Subject Headings for Use in Dictionary Catalogs by American Library Association, Mary Josephine Briggs (1914)
"Left- and right-handedness See also ambidexterity; Hand Lefthandedness see Left- and right-handedness Leg See also Anatomy; Artificial limbs See also ..."

2. Southern History of the War by Edward Alfred Pollard (1865)
"Political ambidexterity.—Burnside's Despotic Orders.—The Kentucky "Board of Trade."—An Election by Bayonets.—The Fate of Kentucky Sealed. ..."

3. Choosing Employees by Mental and Physical Tests by William Fretz Kemble, ( (1917)
"Greater field for ambidexterity. Action, control, continuity, carefulness, rhythm, natural and dramatic. WHEN it comes to purely physical characteristics, ..."

4. The Life and Writings of Henry Fuseli by Henry Fuseli, John Knowles (1831)
"Passion for drawing manifested in his childhood. — His destination for the Church, -i- Singular cause of ambidexterity. ..."

5. With Sabre and Scalpel: The Autobiography of a Soldier and Surgeon by John Allan Wyeth (1914)
"... PREFERENCE IN MAN— ALSO SOME SUGGESTIONS AS TO THE VALUE OF ENFORCED ambidexterity IN our village school in Alabama the boys and girls were together. ..."

6. The Life and Writings of Henry Fuseli by John Knowles, Henry Fuseli (1831)
"Passion for drawing manifested in his childhood. — His destination for the Church.— Singular cause of ambidexterity. ..."

7. Popular Science Monthly (1904)
"This furnishes the physiologic reason why all attempts at ambidexterity are failures, and unwise. The chief centers most closely interrelated in writing and ..."

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