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ingenuity

in·ge·nu·i·ty

ingenuity

 
pronunciation:
In j nu ih ti
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part of speech: noun
inflections: ingenuities
definition 1: the quality or an instance of being ingenious; cleverness; creativity.
synonyms:
cleverness, creativity, cunning
similar words:
artifice, brilliance, enterprise, genius, imagination, originality, skill, wit
definition 2: cleverness or creativity embodied or shown in a thing or action.
the ingenuity of this device
synonyms:
cleverness
similar words:
brilliance, contrivance, creativity, originality
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The word ingenuity contains the following part:
-ty, -ity, -uity, -eity Latin noun-forming suffix that means state or quality of being