What is another word for connoisseurship?

Pronunciation: [kˌɒnəsˈɜːʃɪp] (IPA)

Connoisseurship refers to the expertise and understanding of a particular subject, especially an art form. However, there are numerous synonyms for this word that convey the same meaning, albeit in different tones. One such synonym is "expertise," which also portrays a high level of knowledge and skills. Alternatively, "discernment" emphasizes the ability to recognize subtleties and distinguish between different qualities, while "savvy" connotes knowledge combined with practical intelligence. Other words that could be used include "mastery," "acumen," "comprehension," "proficiency," and "expertise." Each of these words conveys different nuances of meaning while still highlighting the importance of having a deep understanding of a particular subject.

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Usage examples for Connoisseurship

There is a species of practical information excessively difficult to describe, which is not connoisseurship, but which supplies the place of that quality, enabling him who possesses it to estimate the value of an object, without any admixture of those weakening prejudices which beset your mere man of taste.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
And here is his comment on the unintelligent connoisseurship of his time-"The old rubbish of art, the musty, commonplace, wretched pictures which gentlemen collect, hang up, and display to their friends, may be compared to Shakespeare's- 'Beggarly account of empty boxes, Alligators stuffed,' etc.
"Constable"
C. Lewis Hind
But, for all his connoisseurship in dogs, Mr. du Maurier is woefully deficient in certain forms of sportsmanlike knowledge, and could he but have heard the howls in the cricket world a few years since when he ventured on depicting a "mixed match," and showed the wickets about forty yards apart, he would almost have wished the excellent joke untold.
"The History of "Punch""
M. H. Spielmann

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