Associations to the word «Genius»


GENIUS, adjective. (informal) ingenious, very clever, or original.
GENIUS, noun. (eulogistic) Someone possessing extraordinary intelligence or skill; especially somebody who has demonstrated this by a creative or original work in science, music, art etc.
GENIUS, noun. Extraordinary mental capacity.
GENIUS, noun. Inspiration, a mental leap, an extraordinary creative process.
GENIUS, noun. (Roman mythology) The guardian spirit of a place or person.
GENIUS, noun. A way of thinking, optimizing one's capacity for learning and understanding.
GENIUS FAMILIAE, noun. A spirit presiding over or guarding a family or household.
GENIUS HOMINIS, noun. The spirit or one of the spirits presiding over or guarding a particular person.
GENIUS LOCI, noun. The spirit or one of the spirits presiding over or guarding a particular place, such as a glade or pool.
GENIUS LOCI, noun. The geist, distinctive atmosphere, or characteristic spirit of a place, especially when regarded as an artistic muse.
GENIUS LOCORUM, noun. (rare) A genius guarding or presiding over multiple places or landmarks; compare genius loci.

Dictionary definition

GENIUS, noun. Someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality; "Mozart was a child genius"; "he's smart but he's no Einstein".
GENIUS, noun. Unusual mental ability.
GENIUS, noun. Someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field.
GENIUS, noun. Exceptional creative ability.
GENIUS, noun. A natural talent; "he has a flair for mathematics"; "he has a genius for interior decorating".

Wise words

Love. Fall in love and stay in love. Write only what you love, and love what you write. The key word is love. You have to get up in the morning and write something you love, something to live for.
Ray Bradbury