noun, plural gen·ius·es for 2, 3, 8, gen·i·i [jee-nee-ahy] /ˈdʒi niˌaɪ/ for 6, 7, 9, 10.
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH geniusgenius , genus
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For example, if you’re skilled in Photoshop and you meet someone who is a genius with video editing, you all could agree to use your talents to help the other.Networking 101: Why Working Together Creates More Opportunity Than Working Apart|Shantel Holder|September 4, 2020|Essence.com
He wasn’t some sort of genius, but he was good at reading people in terms of who was vulnerable, what their vulnerabilities were.“People want to believe”: How Love Fraud builds an absorbing docuseries around a romantic con man|Alissa Wilkinson|September 4, 2020|Vox
A large part of the impetus to start Camelback was just this feeling that we have a genius in our communities of color and we’re not necessarily leveraging those for social change.
We have a genius in our communities of color and we’re not necessarily leveraging those for social change.
We’re not all geniuses with Einstein-like hair that are antisocial and just have Eureka moments all the time.Real-life scientists inspire these comic book superheroes|Kyle Plantz|June 14, 2020|Science News
Bonauto, now an official MacArthur genius, is rightly known as the Thurgood Marshall of the marriage movement.The Real Story Behind the Fight for Marriage Equality|E.J. Graff|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And this song is just absolute genius and totally universal.
But the comedic genius was wrong; success in most dimensions of the human enterprise is showing up at the right time.Why We Should Delay The Israel-Palestinian Peace Process|Aaron David Miller|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The problem is, how do you find a movie narrative that can explain genius, British or otherwise?
In that case the device was to put the genius in opposition to a majority of established cultural tastes and codes.
God has placed the genius of women in their hearts; because the works of this genius are always works of love.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
When Yima pressed the earth with this ring, the genius of the Earth, Aramaîti, responded to his wish and order.Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
Even genius, however, needs direction and adjustment to secure the most perfect and reliable results.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
The universal ignorance of the working class broke down the aspiring force of genius.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
However, I have felt some comfort in knowing that it is not Liszt's genius alone that makes him such a player.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
British Dictionary definitions for genius
noun plural -uses or for senses 5, 6 genii (ˈdʒiːnɪˌaɪ)
- the guiding spirit who attends a person from birth to death
- the guardian spirit of a place, group of people, or institution