Definitions

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  • n. The state of being an athlete, or of taking part in athletic events.
  • n. A show of athletic prowess.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The practice of engaging in athletic games; athletism.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or practice of engaging in athletic exercises; devotion to athletics.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. intense energy

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Examples

  • And you still haven't begun to tell me why offering "athleticism" is any more subjective or meaningless an explanation for some phenomenon than offering "intelligence".

    Bunny and a Book

  • Can't you see by now that I can keep this up as long as you'd like, and you will never be able show that "athleticism" is any more subjective or useless or vacuous in the context of ID than "athleticism" is?

    Bunny and a Book

  • PEZ: If the definition of "athleticism" is strictly about speedy movement then I would say you are right – the moon is athletic, the term is vacuous, and the argument is dumb.

    Bunny and a Book

  • Now, do you think "athleticism" is a useful explanation for our observation of fast running?

    Bunny and a Book

  • But in your new test, as you attempt to make it match my very poor and disappointing Poindexter case, 'athleticism' is not intended to explain an observation of fast running.

    Bunny and a Book

  • Only if you disrespect dialogue and honest communication. and you will never be able show that "athleticism" is any more subjective or useless or vacuous in the context of ID than "athleticism" is?

    Bunny and a Book

  • If the definition of "athleticism" is strictly about speedy movement then I would say you are right – the moon is athletic, the term is vacuous, and the argument is dumb.

    Bunny and a Book

  • QUOTE TO NOTE: I have said all along that athleticism is what creates special teams.

    Tulane - Team Notes

  • Mathieu Corbeil (Halifax) — Humongous, king-sized netminder with athleticism is developing a bit of a presence and swagger, and has lifted a bad team on his shoulders.

    It's Hall ... it's Seguin ... now it's Hall back in the lead!

  • Their athleticism is superior, and they have a tremendous ability to catch the ball in traffic.

    Sister act: Ogwumike follows sibling's lead with All-USA honor

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