1. ingenious

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈdʒiːnjəs'] showing inventiveness and skill.


  • cunning
  • adroit


  • stupid
  • unintelligent
  • artless


  • ingeniosus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Ingenious

  • heterogeneous
  • genius

How do you pronounce ingenious?

Pronounce ingenious as ˌɪnˈʤinjəs.

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Sentences with ingenious

1. Adjective
Forbes magazine featured some of the newest and most ingenious financial planning services, as of 2012.

Quotes about ingenious

1. The success that Americans are said to worship is success of a specific sort: accomplished not through hard work, primarily, but through the ingenious angle, the big break. Sit down at a lunch counter, stand back up a star. Invest in a new issue and watch it soar. Split a single atom, win a war.
- Walter Kirn

2. He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

3. No foreign policy - no matter how ingenious - has any chance of success if it is born in the minds of a few and carried in the hearts of none.
- Henry A. Kissinger