Definition of ingenuity in English:

ingenuity

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Pronunciation: /ˌɪndʒɪˈnjuːɪti
 
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noun

[mass noun]

Origin

late 16th century (also in the senses 'nobility' and 'ingenuousness'): from Latin ingenuitas 'ingenuousness', from ingenuus 'inborn'. The current meaning arose by confusion of ingenuous with ingenious.

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