Dramatica Definition: Skill

Skill • [Variation] dyn.pr. Experience<–>Skill • inexperienced ability • Skill is the innate potential to accomplish either that which is physical or mental. It does not require the practical experience necessary to tap that potential, just that the latent capacity exists. Skill might be seen as raw physical ability, talent, or intellectual or emotional aptitude which may or may not ever be developed. • syn. proficiency, aptitude, competence, adeptness, degree of expertise, practiced ability, honed ability

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