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Meaning of VIRTUOSITY

Pronunciation:  `vurchu'wâsutee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  technical skill or fluency or style exhibited by a virtuoso
 

VIRTUOSITY is a 10 letter word that starts with V.

 

 See Also: science, skill

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vir`tu*os"i*ty\, n.
1. The quality or state of being a virtuoso; in a bad sense,
   the character of one in whom mere artistic feeling or
   [ae]sthetic cultivation takes the place of religious
   character; sentimentalism.

         This famous passage . . . over which the virtuosity
         of modern times, rejoicing in evil, has hung so
         fondly.                               --C. Kingsley.

2. Virtuosos, collectively. --Carlyle.

3. An art or study affected by virtuosos.

 

 

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