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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A great natural ability. Also: A very gifted person.

Usage examples (39)
  • One is not born a genius, one becomes a genius.
  • He has a genius for interior decorating
  • Mozart was a child genius
  • The term genius is bandied around far too much these days e.g. for more
Tutoring comment
  • A "genius" (a very bright person) might discover a new "genus" (scientific category of plant or animal) of plants.
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