masterliness

masterly

[mas-ter-lee, mah-ster-]
adjective
1.
like or befitting a master, as in skill or art; worthy of a master; very skillful: a masterly presentation of the budget.
adverb
2.
in a masterly manner.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English maisterly. See master, -ly

masterliness, noun

masterful, masterly (see usage note at masterful).


See masterful.
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masterly (ˈmɑːstəlɪ)
 
adj
of the skill befitting a master: a masterly performance
 
'masterliness
 
n

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