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Definition of Masterfulness
1. [n -ES]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Masterfulness
Literary usage of Masterfulness
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... as that which he scrupled about, a dispensation which he later on maintained the pope had no power to grant. natural masterfulness of Henry's character. ..."
2. The Chronicle of Jocelin of Brakelond by Jocelin, Ernest Clarke (1907)
"Samson's masterfulness.—Samson, like his prototype of Scripture, was a "strong man," and as such he came into constant conflict with those who sought to try ..."
3. The pulpit commentary, ed. by H.D.M. Spence and J.S. Exell. nT= edited by Henry Donald M. Spence- Jones (1884)
"The essence of their masterfulness is that they win and hold for sel/, ... This masterfulness is sometimes the natural disposition; then it must be ..."
4. Journal of Theological Studies (1901)
"However, a hasty masterfulness there certainly was ; and he could terrify ... What it cost him to conquer this masterfulness of temper comes out in a ..."