Vir`tu*os"i*ty (?), n.
The quality or state of being a virtuoso; in a bad sense, the character of one in whom mere artistic feeling or aesthetic cultivation takes the place of religious character; sentimentalism.
This famous passage . . . over which the virtuosity of modern times, rejoicing in evil, has hung so fondly.
An art or study affected by virtuosos.
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