HyperDic: ingenuity

English > 2 senses of the word ingenuity:
NOUNcognitioningenuity, inventiveness, ingeniousness, clevernessthe power of creative imagination / imagination
attributeingenuity, ingeniousness, clevernessthe property of being ingenious
ingenuity > pronunciation
Soundsihnjhahnuw'ahtiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > ingenuity: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe power of creative imagination / imagination.
Synonymsinventiveness, ingeniousness, cleverness
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
Adjectivesingeniousshowing inventiveness and skill
English > ingenuity: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe property of being ingenious.
Example"a plot of great ingenuity"
Synonymsingeniousness, cleverness
Broadersuperiority, high qualityThe quality of being superior

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