Definition of genious
1. genius [ n ] unusual mental abilityUsed in print:
(Howard Nemerov, "Themes and Methods: The Early...)
And this occurs now , at the refrain of Jacoby 's song - at the point , in_fact , of the name `` Lizzy '' - ; a modulation described as `` almost a stroke of genius '' .
The horrifying humor , the specifically sexual embarrassment of the joke gone_wrong , the monstrous image of the fat man dressed_up as a whore dressing_up as a baby ; the epiphany of that quivering flesh ; the bringing_together around it of the secret liaison between indolent , mindless sensuality and sharp , shrewd talent , cleverness with an occasional touch of genius ( which , however , does not know `` how to attack the problem of suffering '' ) ; the miraculous way in which music , revelation and death are associated in a single instant - all this seems a triumph of art , a rather desperate art , in itself ; beyond itself , also , it evokes numerous and distant resonances from the entire body of Mann 's work .Synonyms genius brilliance Related Terms intelligence scintillation coruscation pyrotechnics
2. genius [ n ] someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality
Examples: "Mozart was a child genius" "he's smart but he's no Einstein"
(Bern Dibner, "Oerstad and the Discovery of Electro...)
The sound discoveries of_this quixotic genius were so diluted by those of fantasy that the prize was never awarded to him .
(R. F. Shaw, "The `Private Eye`"...)
In the American `` hardboiled '' detective_story of the ' 20 s and ' 30 s , the spirit of the mad genius from Baker_Street lives on .Synonyms brain genius einstein mastermind Related Terms intellectual prodigy
3. genius [ n ] someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any fieldUsed in print:
(Frank Getlein and Harold C. Gardiner, S.J., Movies,...)
If the change , at_first_sight , seems minor , we may recall that it took the Italian painters about two hundred years to make an analogous change , and the Italian painters , by universal consent , were the most brilliant group of geniuses any art has seen .Synonyms star wizard ace whiz virtuoso sensation hotshot genius whizz maven champion mavin wiz superstar adept Related Terms expert track_star star
4. genius [ n ] exceptional creative abilitySynonyms wizardry genius Related Terms creativity
5. genius [ n ] a natural talent
Examples: "he has a flair for mathematics" "he has a genius for interior decorating"
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