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See definition of handiness on Dictionary.com
  • as inknack
  • as inreadiness
  • as inskill
  • as inability
  • as inconvenience
  • as indexterity

synonyms for handiness

  • aptitude
  • dexterity
  • flair
  • genius
  • ingenuity
  • propensity
  • quickness
  • savvy
  • skill
  • adroitness
  • aptness
  • bent
  • capacity
  • command
  • expertise
  • expertness
  • facility
  • faculty
  • forte
  • gift
  • head
  • know-how
  • mastership
  • nose
  • readiness
  • set
  • skillfulness
  • trick
  • turn
  • expertism
  • hang of it
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antonyms for handiness

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  • disinclination
  • inability
  • incapacity
  • ineptness
  • ignorance
  • incompetence
  • lack
  • ineptitude
  • want
  • waste
  • uselessness
  • inutility
  • stop
  • want
  • need
  • unhappiness
  • difficulty
  • handicap
  • unsuitability
  • inconvenience
  • inappropriateness
  • stoppage
  • impediment
  • delay
  • obstruction
  • blockage
  • dissatisfaction
  • injury
  • hurt
  • damage
  • restriction
  • loss
  • hindrance
  • disadvantage
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He thinks that might be partly because prisoners don’t have their Social Security numbers handy, and would have to ask corrections officers for help in locating them.
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If you have a candy thermometer, it might come in handy, but if you don’t, carefully dip a clean finger in—don’t burn yourself—and feel for slightly higher than room temperature.
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They’re a category of math equations that are really good at describing change over space and time, and thus very handy for describing the physical phenomena in our universe.
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He and his son have hired just about anyone they can find who’s handy with a drill.
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There’s not one season where a pair of shades couldn’t come in handy and why not do it wearing Fenty.
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Artificial intelligence sometimes comes in very handy when using Photoshop.
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In addition to the large open shelf, there are 4 pull out drawers, which are handy for stashing remotes, game controllers etc.
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I’m handy, but not enough to design a custom suspension system for a truck that was rapidly crossing the $100,000 barrier, so I started looking around for an actual expert.
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He also included a handy checklist so voters could make sure they’d completed everything before they sealed the envelope, a final step in making the tough cookie easier to chew.
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