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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: ingenious (0.00946 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to ingenious.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: ingenious banyak akal
English → English (WordNet) Definition: ingenious ingenious adj 1: (used of persons or artifacts) marked by independence and creativity in thought or action; “an imaginative use of material”; “the invention of the knitting frame by another ingenious English clergyman”- Lewis Mumford; “an ingenious device”; “had an inventive turn of mind”; “inventive ceramics” [syn: imaginative, inventive] 2: skillful (or showing skill) in adapting means to ends; “cool prudence and sensitive selfishness along with quick perception of what is possible--these distinguish an adroit politician”; “came up with a clever story”; “an ingenious press agent”; “an ingenious scheme” [syn: adroit, clever] 3: showing inventiveness and skill; “a clever gadget”; “the cunning maneuvers leading to his success”; “an ingenious solution to the problem” [syn: clever, cunning]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Ingenious Ingenious \In*gen"ious\, a. [L. ingeniosus, fr. ingenium innate or natural quality, natural capacity, genius: cf. F. ing['e]nieux. See Engine.] 1. Possessed of genius, or the faculty of invention; skillful or promp to invent; having an aptitude to contrive, or to form new combinations; as, an ingenious author, mechanic. [1913 Webster] A man . . . very wise and ingenious in feats of war. --Hakluyt. [1913 Webster] Thou, king, send out For torturers ingenious. --Shak. [1913 Webster] The more ingenious men are, the more apt are they to trouble themselves. --Sir W. Temple. [1913 Webster] 2. Proceeding from, pertaining to, or characterized by, genius or ingenuity; of curious design, structure, or mechanism; as, an ingenious model, or machine; an ingenious scheme, contrivance, etc. [1913 Webster] Thus men go wrong with an ingenious skill. --Cowper. [1913 Webster] 3. Witty; shrewd; adroit; keen; sagacious; as, an ingenious reply. [1913 Webster] 4. Mental; intellectual. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A course of learning and ingenious studies. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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