Our economy is stronger when we harness the talents and ingenuity of striving, hopeful immigrants.
The ingenuity of Lovelace was to show the distinction between two realities, both potentially true.
Those defenses are among the best in the world, thanks to years of U.S. military assistance and Israeli ingenuity.
They believe news is indispensable and that ingenuity about how to collect and pay for it is worth a great deal.
We hide behind science, in other words, and then pat ourselves on the back for our ingenuity.
New wine riots taxed the ingenuity of the new cabinet to its utmost before order was restored.
The canoes were often large, and constructed with great labour and ingenuity.
What she had to fear was his will at work upon hers, his persuasion, his ingenuity.
ingenuity was taxed to give variety to the social entertainments.
The plot is threefold, applying to each of them, but the incidents are interwoven with ingenuity, and concluded without confusion.
1590s, "honor, nobility," from Middle French ingénuité and directly from Latin ingenuitatem (nominative ingenuitas) "condition of a free-born man," figuratively "generosity, noble-mindedness," from ingenuus (see ingenuous). Etymologically, this word belongs to ingenuous, but in 17c. ingenious and ingenuous so often were confused (even by Shakespeare) that ingenuity has acquired the meaning "capacity for invention or construction" (first attested 1640s).