Definition of ingenious in English:

ingenious

Line breaks: in|geni|ous
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈdʒiːnɪəs
 
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adjective

Derivatives

ingeniously

adverb
More example sentences
  • The 1,800 metres long wall was ingeniously designed.
  • ‘Construction plans and urban development should be ingeniously linked,’ Jose said.
  • They bought and ingeniously restored eight adjoining fishermen's shacks, linking them to create a surprisingly modest labyrinthine home.

ingeniousness

noun
More example sentences
  • In fact, all you need is a reasonable grasp of physics and electrical engineering to appreciate the ingeniousness of microwave weapons.
  • The ingeniousness of tatami is realised as a square is removed to reveal the pit, which naturally is black lacquer with seasonal embossed images.
  • Justin soon realized the ingeniousness of this.

Origin

late Middle English: from French ingénieux or Latin ingeniosus, from ingenium 'mind, intellect'; compare with engine.

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