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ˈtæl ənttal·ent

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. talent

    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:
    genius, talents

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. talent

    Synonyms:
    genius, ability, aptitude, cleverness, gift, endowment, faculty, parts, capacity

    Antonyms:
    inability, stupidity, imbecility, incompetence

Princeton's WordNet

  1. endowment, gift, talent, natural endowmentnoun

    natural abilities or qualities

    Synonyms:
    natural endowment, endowment fund, endowment, gift, giving

  2. talentnoun

    a person who possesses unusual innate ability in some field or activity

    Synonyms:
    natural endowment, endowment, gift

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. talentnoun

    Synonyms:
    gift, faculty, capacity, endowment, ability, ableness, power, parts, GENIUS, turn, aptitude, aptness, knack, forte

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. talentnoun

    Synonyms:
    endowment, faculty, gift, forte, knack, genius

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "talent":

    talents, talented, skill, artists, flair, knack, gift, manpower, personnel

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How to use talent in a sentence?

  1. Georg Christoph Lichtenberg:

    Just as the performance of the vilest and most wicked deeds requires spirit and talent, so even the greatest demand a certain insensitivity which under other circumstances we would call stupidity.

  2. Georges Berges:

    My plan is to be the lead guy in China; the lead collector and art dealer discovering and nurturing talent from that region, i plan to find and discover and bring to the rest of the world those I consider China’s next generation of modern artists.

  3. Henry Van Dyke:

    Use what talent you possess the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.

  4. Shelley Earp:

    Part of me is a little sad he's leaving NCI because he was doing a spectacular job there, his talent is such that I guess he was needed in other areas.

  5. Mitt Romney:

    We need Paul in two spots at once. You know, there haven't been a lot of people that have gone on from speaker to the White House, so I'd hate to lose him as a potential contender down the road for the White House. But he is such a man of such talent and such integrity and character that he's a real resource for the country.


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