HyperDic: cleverness

English > 3 senses of the word cleverness:
NOUNcognitioncleverness, inventiveness, ingeniousness, ingenuitythe power of creative imagination / imagination
cognitioncleverness, brightness, smartnessintelligence as manifested in being quick and witty
attributecleverness, ingenuity, ingeniousnessthe property of being ingenious
cleverness > pronunciation
Soundskleh'vernahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > cleverness: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe power of creative imagination / imagination.
Synonymsinventiveness, ingeniousness, ingenuity
Narrowerresource, resourcefulness, imaginationThe ability to deal resourcefully with unusual problems
Broadercreativity, creativeness, creative thinkingThe ability to create
Spanishidea, ingenio, ingeniosidad, inventiva, maña
Catalanenginy, idea, inventiva, traça
English > cleverness: 3 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaningintelligence as manifested in being quick and witty.
Synonymsbrightness, smartness
BroaderintelligenceThe ability to comprehend
Spanishcapacidad, habilidad, ingenio, inteligencia
Catalancapacitat, enginy, habilitat, intel·ligència
Adjectivesclevermentally quick and resourceful
English > cleverness: 3 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe property of being ingenious.
Example "the cleverness of its design"
Synonymsingenuity, ingeniousness
Broadersuperiority, high qualityThe quality of being superior
Adjectivesclevershowing inventiveness and skill

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