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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: ingenious (0.00946 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to ingenious.
English → Indonesian
English → English
adj 1: (used of persons or artifacts) marked by independence and
creativity in thought or action; “an imaginative use
; “the invention of the knitting frame by
another ingenious English clergyman”
- Lewis Mumford;
“an ingenious device”
; “had an inventive turn of
; “inventive ceramics”
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
; “came up with a clever story”
ingenious press agent”
; “an ingenious scheme”
3: showing inventiveness and skill; “a clever gadget”
cunning maneuvers leading to his success”
; “an ingenious
solution to the problem”
English → English
, 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.
A man . . . very wise and ingenious in feats of war.
Thou, king, send out
For torturers ingenious. --Shak.
The more ingenious men are, the more apt are they to
trouble themselves. --Sir W.
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.
Thus men go wrong with an ingenious skill. --Cowper.
3. Witty; shrewd; adroit; keen; sagacious; as, an ingenious
4. Mental; intellectual. [Obs.]
A course of learning and ingenious studies. --Shak.