Associations to the word «Ingenuity»


INGENUITY, noun. The ability to solve difficult problems, often in original, clever, and inventive ways.
INGENUITY, noun. (now rare) Ingenuousness; honesty, straightforwardness.

Dictionary definition

INGENUITY, noun. The power of creative imagination.
INGENUITY, noun. The property of being ingenious; "a plot of great ingenuity"; "the cleverness of its design".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.