Synonyms for ingenuity
ˌɪn dʒəˈnu ɪ ti, -ˈnyu-in·ge·nu·ity
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English Synonyms and Antonyms3.3 / 7 votes
Address is that indefinable something which enables a man to gain his object without seeming exertion or contest, and generally with the favor and approval of those with whom he deals. It is a general power to direct to the matter in hand whatever qualities are most needed for it at the moment. It includes adroitness and discretion to know what to do or say and what to avoid; ingenuity to devise; readiness to speak or act; the dexterity that comes of practise; and tact, which is the power of fine touch as applied to human character and feeling. Courtesy and politeness are indispensable elements of good address. Compare SPEECH.
Address in dealing with opponents; the address of an accomplished intriguer; an address to the audience.
Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote
inventiveness, ingeniousness, ingenuity, clevernessnoun
the power of creative imagination
ingenuity, ingeniousness, clevernessnoun
the property of being ingenious
"a plot of great ingenuity"; "the cleverness of its design"
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The sum is, that the worship of God must be spiritual, in order that it may correspond with His nature. For although Moses only speaks of idolatry, yet there is no doubt but that by synecdoche, as in all the rest of the law, he condemns all fictitious services which men in their ingenuity have invented.
We know that human activity is changing the climate, we know that human ingenuity can do something about it. We're even starting to see that we might actually have the political will to succeed. So the time to heed the critics and cynics is past. The time to plead ignorance is surely past. The deniers are increasingly alone, on their own shrinking island.
As the United States begins a new chapter in our relationship with Cuba, we hope it will create an environment that improves the lives of the Cuban people, not because it is imposed by us, the United States, but through the talent and ingenuity and aspirations, and the conversations among Cubans from all walks of life so they can decide what the best course is for their prosperity.
The thought of even being in the same room as those people gives me goose bumps. I'd burst into tears of gratitude, how can you begin to say thank you for that? And what an insult to that ingenuity that we're just letting these kits languish.
I really don't think it is ever going to happen, then again, one thing I've learned is never to underestimate the ingenuity of physicists, so never say never.
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- enginyCatalan, Valencian
- Raffinesse, Findigkeit, Scharfsinn, EinfallsreichtumGerman
- nerokkuus, nokkeluusFinnish
- leleményesség, találékonyságHungarian
- ingegnosità, ingegnoItalian
- kløktNorwegian Nynorsk
- находчивость, изобрететельностьRussian
- инвентивност, inventivnostSerbo-Croatian
- genialitet, fyndighet, sinnrikhetSwedish
- marifet, hüner, beceri, ustalıkTurkish
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