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Definition 1: the quality of being at hand when needed - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for handiness in the sense of this definition

(handiness is a kind of ...) the quality of being useful and convenient

"they offered the convenience of an installment plan"

(... is a kind of handiness ) availability for use

"the materials at the command of the potters grew"

(... is a kind of handiness ) availability in printed form

"we've got to get that story into print" "his book is no longer in print"

(... are attributes of handiness) capable of being reached

"a town accessible by rail"

(... are attributes of handiness) capable of being reached only with great difficulty or not at all

(... are attributes of handiness) obtainable or accessible and ready for use or service

"kept a fire extinguisher available" "much information is available through computers" "available in many colors" "the list of available candidates is unusually long"

(... are attributes of handiness) not available or accessible or at hand

"fresh milk was unavailable during the emergency" "his secretary said he was unavailable for comment"

Definition 2: skillfulness with the hands - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where handiness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he can do any sort of work requiring handiness and dexterity

(handiness is a kind of ...) the state of being cognitively skillful

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