athleticism
noun see athletic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Athleticism — Ath*let i*cism, n. The practice of engaging in athletic games; athletism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • athleticism — [ath let′ə siz΄əm] n. physical prowess consisting variously of coordination, dexterity, vigor, stamina, etc. * * * See athletically. * * * …   Universalium

  • athleticism — 1835, from ATHLETIC (Cf. athletic) + ISM (Cf. ism) …   Etymology dictionary

  • athleticism — [ath let′ə siz΄əm] n. physical prowess consisting variously of coordination, dexterity, vigor, stamina, etc …   English World dictionary

  • athleticism — [[t]æθle̱tɪsɪzəm[/t]] N UNCOUNT Athleticism is someone s fitness and ability to perform well at sports or other physical activities. Her athleticism drew the admiration of the crowd …   English dictionary

  • athleticism — athletic ► ADJECTIVE 1) fit and good at sport. 2) relating to athletics. DERIVATIVES athletically adverb athleticism noun …   English terms dictionary

  • athleticism — noun intense energy (Freq. 1) his music is characterized by a happy athleticism • Syn: ↑strenuosity • Derivationally related forms: ↑strenuous (for: ↑strenuosity) …   Useful english dictionary

  • athleticism — noun a) The state of being an athlete, or of taking part in athletic events. b) A show of athletic prowess …   Wiktionary

  • athleticism — ath|let|i|cis|m [æθˈletısızəm, əθ ] n [U] the ability to play sports or do physical activities well …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • athleticism — ath|let|i|cism [ æθ letı,sızəm ] noun uncount physical strength and the ability to do sports and physical exercises well …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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