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Synonyms for genius
ˈdʒin yəs; ˈdʒi niˌaɪge·nius

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Wiktionary

  1. geniusnoun

    Antonyms:
    idiot

  2. geniusnoun

    Antonyms:
    idiot

  3. geniusnoun

    Antonyms:
    idiot

  4. geniusnoun

    A work of genius

    Antonyms:
    idiot

  5. geniusnoun

    Antonyms:
    idiot

  6. geniusnoun

    Antonyms:
    idiot

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. genius

    Genius is exalted intellectual power capable of operating independently of tuition and training, and marked by an extraordinary faculty for original creation, invention, discovery, expression, etc. Talent is marked mental ability, and in a special sense, a particular and uncommon aptitude for some special mental work or attainment. Genius is higher than talent, more spontaneous, less dependent upon instruction, less amenable to training; talent is largely the capacity to learn, acquire, appropriate, adapt oneself to demand. Yet the genius that has won the largest and most enduring success has been joined with tireless industry and painstaking. Compare synonyms for MIND; POWER.

    Synonyms:
    talent, talents

    Antonyms:
    dulness, folly, imbecility, obtuseness, senselessness, stupidity

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. genius

    Synonyms:
    talent, cleverness, inventiveness, creativeness, intellect, skill, giftedness, ideality, endowment, nature, gift, character, faculty

    Antonyms:
    stolidity, stupidity, inanity, imbecility

Princeton's WordNet

  1. genius, mastermind, brain, brainiac, Einsteinnoun

    someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality

    "Mozart was a child genius"; "he's smart but he's no Einstein"

    Synonyms:
    virtuoso, wizard, star, psyche, brainiac, nous, encephalon, champion, superstar, whiz, mavin, flair, wizardry, brainpower, conceiver, learning ability, mastermind, maven, ace, originator, sensation, mind, mental capacity, mentality, hotshot, wiz, wit, adept, brilliance, brain, head, whizz

  2. brilliance, geniusnoun

    unusual mental ability

    Synonyms:
    virtuoso, wizard, star, hotshot, brainiac, splendor, champion, glare, blaze, mavin, magnificence, wizardry, grandness, mastermind, superstar, ace, whiz, sensation, splendour, maven, wiz, grandeur, adept, brilliance, brain, flair, whizz

  3. ace, adept, champion, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wiznoun

    someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

    Synonyms:
    esthesis, wiz, whiz, brain, one, sense, asterisk, maven, protagonist, ace, paladin, angiotensin-converting enzyme, unity, whizz, friend, headliner, thaumaturgist, principal, sensory faculty, necromancer, thaumaturge, booster, lead, sense experience, hotshot, brilliance, hero, star topology, wizardry, mavin, brainiac, single, sensation, star, title-holder, angiotensin converting enzyme, sense datum, flair, virtuoso, fighter, wizard, magician, supporter, sorcerer, aesthesis, sense impression, adept, sentience, superstar, champ, mastermind, admirer, champion, sentiency

  4. genius, wizardrynoun

    exceptional creative ability

    Synonyms:
    virtuoso, wizard, star, brainiac, champion, superstar, whiz, mavin, flair, wizardry, mastermind, maven, ace, sensation, hotshot, wiz, adept, brilliance, brain, whizz

  5. flair, geniusnoun

    a natural talent

    "he has a flair for mathematics"; "he has a genius for interior decorating"

    Synonyms:
    virtuoso, wizard, star, hotshot, brainiac, sensation, champion, superstar, whiz, mavin, flair, wizardry, mastermind, flare, style, ace, maven, wiz, adept, brilliance, elan, panache, brain, dash, whizz

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How to use genius in a sentence?

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    In my view, what we wear is often the reflection of how we feel. When we wear jeans, it probably reflects the most comfortable, gentle and warm mood we're in on that day. I also think that whenever a beauty or a genius wears jeans, it surely makes the most impactful fashion statement.

  2. James Madison:

    The genius of Republican liberty, seems to demand on one side, not only that all power should be derived from the people; but, that those entrusted with it should be kept in dependence on the people, by a short duration of their appointments; and, that, even during this short period, the trust should be placed not in a few, but in a number of hands. Stability, on the contrary, requires, that the hands, in which power is lodged, should continue for a length of time, the same. A frequent change of men will result from a frequent return of electors, and a frequent change of measures, from a frequent change of men; whilst energy in Government requires not only a certain duration of power, but the execution of it by a single hand.

  3. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe:

    What you can do, or dream you can do, begin it; boldness has genius, power and magic in it.

  4. Larry Leissner:

    If confusion is the first step to knowledge, I must be a genius.

  5. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    I bear it to be true that anyone can easily become a genius if you are ready to pay the price.


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