Definition of Masterliness

1. n. The quality or state of being masterly; ability to control wisely or skillfully.



Definition of Masterliness

1. Noun. The quality of being masterly. ¹

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Definition of Masterliness

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Masterliness

masterer
masterers
masterest
mastereth
masterful
masterfull
masterfully
masterfulness
masterfulnesses
masterhood
masteries
mastering
masterings
masterless
masterlike
masterliness (current term)
masterlinesses
masterly
masterly inactivity
mastermind
masterminded
masterminder
masterminders
mastermindful
masterminding
masterminds
masterous
masterpiece
masterpieces
masterplan

Literary usage of Masterliness

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

1. The Methodist Review (1873)
"Though lecturing only on the main branches of theology, his auditors yet felt that he dominated the whole field with almost equal masterliness. ..."

2. Publications by Oriental Translation Fund (1835)
"Note, that the abilities of the painters who are found in this city are without parallel on the face of the earth, for their masterliness, the delicacy of ..."

3. The Case of Wagner: Nietzsche Contra Wagner. The Twilight of the Idols. The by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1896)
"The gospel has been read as the book of innocence ... no small indication of the masterliness with which the game has been played here. ..."

4. The Contemporary Review (1898)
"... and yet the whole might be brought together and harmonised in colour and composition with all the masterliness that was his at the last. ..."

5. The Letters of Junius ...: With Notes and Illustrations, Historical by Junius (1804)
"... exhibited a masterliness of sophism and ironical wit, such as Swift did not excel, such as Charles Fox was not destined ever to equal. ..."

6. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"... capability (often in pi., as in "of great capabilities"), power, caliber, strength, energy; spec, gauge, parts (pi.; archaic or literary), masterliness. ..."

7. Main Currents in Nineteenth Century Literature by Georg Morris Cohen Brandes (1906)
"... of the battle of Waterloo, a description which undoubtedly owes much of its masterliness to its being a faithful reproduction of personal experiences. ..."

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