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English noun: genius

1. genius (person) someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality


SamplesMozart was a child genius.
He's smart but he's no Einstein.


Synonymsbrain, brainiac, Einstein, mastermind


Broader (hypernym)intellect, intellectual


Narrower (hyponym)prodigy

2. genius (cognition) unusual mental ability


Synonymsbrilliance


Broader (hypernym)intelligence


Narrower (hyponym)coruscation, pyrotechnics, scintillation

3. genius (person) someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field


Synonymsace, adept, champion, hotshot, maven, mavin, sensation, star, superstar, virtuoso, whiz, whizz, wiz, wizard


Broader (hypernym)expert


Narrower (hyponym)track star

4. genius (cognition) exceptional creative ability


Synonymswizardry


Broader (hypernym)creative thinking, creativeness, creativity

5. genius (cognition) a natural talent


SamplesHe has a flair for mathematics.
He has a genius for interior decorating.


Synonymsflair


Broader (hypernym)endowment, gift, natural endowment, talent









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