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1. dexterity

noun. ['dɛkˈstɛrəti, dɛkˈstɛrɪti'] adroitness in using the hands.

Synonyms

  • manual dexterity
  • adeptness
  • adroitness
  • sleight
  • quickness
  • deftness

Antonyms

  • unskillfulness
  • effortfulness
  • stupidity

Etymology

  • dexteritas (Latin)

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Rhymes with Manual Dexterity

  • unpopularity
  • insularity
  • vulgarity
  • severity
  • austerity
  • asperity
  • clarity
  • verity
  • varity
  • rarity
  • gerrity
  • gerety
  • garrity
  • charity

Sentences with manual-dexterity


1. Noun Phrase
You need good vision, manual dexterity and the ability to match colors to perform the work.

2. Noun Phrase
Locators should have good manual dexterity and machine-controlling skills and generally be mechanically inclined.

3. Noun Phrase
The work is physically demanding, requiring good eyesight and manual dexterity.

4. Noun Phrase
Certain skills are required, however, including manual dexterity and physical strength and stamina.

2. manual

noun. ['ˈmænjuːəl'] a small handbook.

Synonyms

  • instruction manual
  • consuetudinary
  • vade mecum
  • sex manual
  • grimoire
  • reference manual
  • book of instructions
  • operating instructions
  • handbook
  • enchiridion
  • instructions

Antonyms

  • automated
  • autoloading
  • machine-driven
  • self-loading

Etymology

  • manuel (Anglo-Norman)
  • manuel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • manuale (Latin)

3. manual

adjective. ['ˈmænjuːəl'] doing or requiring physical work.

Antonyms

  • middle-class

Etymology

  • manuel (Anglo-Norman)
  • manuel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • manuale (Latin)

4. manual

adjective. ['ˈmænjuːəl'] requiring human effort.

Synonyms

  • non-automatic

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • stand still

Etymology

  • manuel (Anglo-Norman)
  • manuel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • manuale (Latin)

5. manual

noun. ['ˈmænjuːəl'] (military) a prescribed drill in handling a rifle.

Synonyms

  • manual of arms
  • drill
  • practice session
  • order arms
  • practice
  • exercise

Antonyms

  • skilled
  • self-activating
  • self-moving
  • mechanical

Etymology

  • manuel (Anglo-Norman)
  • manuel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • manuale (Latin)
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