ingenuity definition

  • noun:
    • Inventive skill or imagination; cleverness.
    • Imaginative and smart design or building: a narrative land of good ingenuity.
    • a nifty little or imaginative contrivance.
    • Obsolete Ingenuousness.
    • The ability to resolve tough dilemmas, usually in original and imaginative methods
    • Ingenuousness; sincerity, straightforwardness.
    • the standard or energy of prepared invention; quickness or acuteness in creating new combinations; ingeniousness; ability in devising or mixing.
    • Curiousness, or cleverness in design or contrivance.
    • Openness of heart; ingenuousness.
    • Ingenuousness; frankness; openness of heart.
    • the caliber of being ingenious; inventive capacity or faculty; aptness in contrivance or combo, by things or a few ideas; ability; cleverness: as, ingenuity displayed in construction of devices, or of arguments or plots.
    • Ingenious contrivance; skilfulness of design, building, or execution: as, the ingenuity of a machine; the ingenuity of a puzzle or a poem.
    • the home to be innovative
    • the effectiveness of creative imagination

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