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Genius vs. Intelligent

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Geniusnoun

(eulogistic) Someone possessing extraordinary intelligence or skill; especially somebody who has demonstrated this by a creative or original work in science, music, art etc.

Intelligentadjective

Of high or especially quick cognitive capacity, bright.

Geniusnoun

Extraordinary mental capacity.

Intelligentadjective

Well thought-out, well considered.

‘The engineer had a very intelligent design proposal for the new car.’; ‘The general devised an intelligent strategy for the southern campaign.’;

Geniusnoun

Inspiration, a mental leap, an extraordinary creative process.

‘a work of genius.’;

Intelligentadjective

Characterized by thoughtful interaction.

‘My girlfriend and I had an intelligent conversation.’;

Geniusnoun

(Roman mythology) The tutelary deity or spirit of a place or person.

Intelligentadjective

Having the same level of brain power as mankind.

‘The hunt for intelligent life.’;

Geniusadjective

(informal) ingenious, very clever, or original.

‘What a genius idea!’;

Intelligentadjective

Having an environment-sensing automatically-invoked built-in computer capability.

‘an intelligent network or keyboard’;

Geniusnoun

A good or evil spirit, or demon, supposed by the ancients to preside over a man's destiny in life; a tutelary deity; a supernatural being; a spirit, good or bad. Cf. Jinnee.

‘The unseen genius of the wood.’; ‘We talk of genius still, but with thought how changed! The genius of Augustus was a tutelary demon, to be sworn by and to receive offerings on an altar as a deity.’;

Intelligentadjective

Endowed with the faculty of understanding or reason; as, man is an intelligent being.

Geniusnoun

The peculiar structure of mind with which each individual is endowed by nature; that disposition or aptitude of mind which is peculiar to each man, and which qualifies him for certain kinds of action or special success in any pursuit; special taste, inclination, or disposition; as, a genius for history, for poetry, or painting.

Intelligentadjective

Possessed of a high level of intelligence, education, or judgment; knowing; sensible; skilled; exhibiting high intelligence; as, an intelligent young man; an intelligent architect; an intelligent answer.

Geniusnoun

Peculiar character; animating spirit, as of a nation, a religion, a language.

Intelligentadjective

Cognizant; aware; communicative.

‘Intelligent of seasons.’; ‘Which are to France the spies and speculationsIntelligent of our state.’;

Geniusnoun

Distinguished mental superiority; uncommon intellectual power; especially, superior power of invention or origination of any kind, or of forming new combinations; as, a man of genius.

‘Genius of the highest kind implies an unusual intensity of the modifying power.’;

Intelligentadjective

having the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree;

‘is there intelligent life in the universe?’; ‘an intelligent question’;

Geniusnoun

A man endowed with uncommon vigor of mind; a man of superior intellectual faculties and creativity; as, Shakespeare was a rare genius.

Intelligentadjective

possessing sound knowledge;

‘well-informed readers’;

Geniusnoun

someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality;

‘Mozart was a child genius’; ‘he's smart but he's no Einstein’;

Intelligentadjective

exercising or showing good judgment;

‘healthy scepticism’; ‘a healthy fear of rattlesnakes’; ‘the healthy attitude of French laws’; ‘healthy relations between labor and management’; ‘an intelligent solution’; ‘a sound approach to the problem’; ‘sound advice’; ‘no sound explanation for his decision’;

Geniusnoun

unusual mental ability

Intelligentadjective

endowed with the capacity to reason

Geniusnoun

someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

Intelligentadjective

having or showing intelligence, especially of a high level

‘an intelligent guess’; ‘Anna is intelligent and hard-working’;

Geniusnoun

exceptional creative ability

Intelligentadjective

(of a device or building) able to vary its state or action in response to varying situations and past experience.

Geniusnoun

a natural talent;

‘he has a flair for mathematics’; ‘he has a genius for interior decorating’;

Intelligentadjective

(of a computer terminal) incorporating a microprocessor and having its own processing capability.

Genius

A genius is a person who displays exceptional intellectual ability, creative productivity, universality in genres, or originality, typically to a degree that is associated with the achievement of new discoveries or advances in a domain of knowledge. Geniuses may be polymaths who excel across many diverse subjects or may show high achievements in only a single kind of activity.There is no scientifically precise definition of a genius.

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