footedness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n footedness the property of favoring one foot over the other (as in kicking a ball)
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Usage

In literature:

The most marvelous to me of these is his sure-footedness.
"The Mountains" by Stewart Edward White
The little bandit appeared to have the sure-footedness of a mountain sheep.
"Desert Gold" by Zane Grey
All these have attained to web-footedness in a greater or less degree.
"Concerning Animals and Other Matters" by E.H. Aitken, (AKA Edward Hamilton)
Distance and the slow-footedness of Time are his immemorial evils.
"Vanishing Roads and Other Essays" by Richard Le Gallienne
See too his curious inquiries into the left-footedness of parrots and left-handedness of certain monkeys and squirrels.
"Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 6" by Various
I have never better appreciated the incomparable sure-footedness of camels in the most precipitate places.
"Atlantida" by Pierre Benoit
Thus the mind is able to form such notions as length, roundness, sweetness, heaviness, four-footedness, etc.
"Ontario Normal School Manuals: Science of Education" by Ontario Ministry of Education
It involves the last degree in sure-footedness.
"Then I'll Come Back to You" by Larry Evans
Mounting, Collie spurred through the greasewood, trusting to the pony's natural activity and sure-footedness.
"Overland Red" by Henry Herbert Knibbs
That they have proved so effective shows the sure-footedness of genius.
"Contemporary American Composers" by Rupert Hughes
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