genius


genius
Synonyms and related words:
A per se, Baba Yaga, Calliope, Clio, Erato, Euterpe, Geist, Lilith, Melpomene, Muse, Polyhymnia, Terpsichore, Thalia, ability, ableness, academician, ace, acuity, acuteness, adept, adequacy, adroitness, afflatus, afreet, ancestral spirits, angel, animating spirit, animation, animus, aptitude, aptness, artistic imagination, astuteness, attendant godling, atua, barghest, bent, body-build, bookman, boss, brain, braininess, brains, brand, brightness, brilliance, bump, cacodemon, caliber, capability, capableness, capacity, cast, champion, character, characteristic, characteristics, chief, child prodigy, classicist, clear thinking, clerk, cleverness, colossus of knowledge, commander, competence, complexion, composition, conception, constituents, constitution, control, crackerjack, crasis, creative imagination, creative power, creative thought, creativity, daemon, daeva, daimonion, dean, demon, devil, dexterity, dharma, diathesis, disposition, divine afflatus, dower, dowry, dybbuk, efficacy, efficiency, endowment, enlivenment, equipment, esemplastic imagination, esemplastic power, esprit, ethos, evil genius, evil spirit, evil spirits, exhilaration, expert, facility, faculty, fairy godmother, familiar, familiar spirit, fiber, fiend, fiend from hell, fire, fire of genius, firing, first-rater, fitness, flair, forte, frame, fugleman, genie, genius domus, genius loci, ghoul, giant of learning, gift, gifted child, gifted person, giftedness, gifts, good angel, good genius, good hand, grain, grasp, great, guardian, guardian angel, guardian spirit, guide, gyre, habit, head, hellion, higher-up, household gods, hue, humanist, humor, humors, ilk, incubus, infection, infusion, ingenuity, inspiration, instinct, intellect, intellectual genius, intellectual prodigy, intelligence, inventiveness, invisible helper, jinni, jinniyeh, keen-wittedness, keenness, kind, knack, lamia, lares and penates, lares compitales, lares familiaris, lares permarini, lares praestites, lares viales, laureate, leader, leading light, learned clerk, learned man, literary man, litterateur, long suit, lover of learning, luminary, maestro, magician, mahatma, makeup, makings, man of genius, man of learning, man of letters, man of parts, manes, master, master hand, mastermind, mental alertness, mental genius, mental giant, mercurial mind, metier, mine of information, ministering angel, mold, moving spirit, muse, mythicization, mythification, mythopoeia, native cleverness, natural, natural endowment, natural gift, nature, nimble mind, nimble-wittedness, nimbleness, nonpareil, nous, numen, originality, paragon, parts, past master, penates, philologist, philologue, philomath, philosophe, philosopher, physique, poetic imagination, polyhistor, polymath, potential, power, powers, practiced hand, principal, prodigy, proficiency, property, pundit, qualification, quality, quick parts, quick thinking, quick wit, quick-wittedness, quickness, rakshasa, ready wit, ruler, sage, satan, savant, savvy, scholar, scholastic, schoolman, senior, shaping imagination, sharp-wittedness, sharpness, shedu, skilled hand, smartness, smarts, somatotype, sort, soul, special providence, speciality, specter, spirit, sprightly wit, stamp, star, streak, stripe, strong flair, strong point, student, succubus, suchness, sufficiency, superior, superman, supernatural being, superstar, susceptibility, system, talent, talents, temper, temperament, tendency, tenor, the goods, the greatest, the most, the stuff, the undead, tone, top dog, topnotcher, totem, turn, tutelar god, tutelary, type, understanding, vampire, vein, virtuoso, walking encyclopedia, way, what it takes, whiz, wit, wizard, wonder, yogini

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Genius — Gen ius, n.; pl. E. {Geniuses}; in sense 1, L. {Genii}. [L. genius, prop., the superior or divine nature which is innate in everything, the spirit, the tutelar deity or genius of a person or place, taste, talent, genius, from genere, gignere, to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Genius — des Kaisers Domitian mit Füllhorn und Aigis. Kapitolinisches Museum, Rom Der Genius (pl. Genien oder lateinisch Genii) war in der römischen Religion der persönliche Schutzgeist eines Mannes und Ausdruck seiner Persönlichkeit, seiner… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • GENIUS — Dicebatur Naturae deus apud vett. et qui omnium rerum gignendarum vim haberet, unde cuiusque rei dicebatur suus genius. Accipitur aliquando proipsa natura. Quidam ipsam animam, vel Deum, vel Spiritum esse volunt, qui mortales ad voluptatem… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Genius — Live with ideas ( Vive con ideas ) Fundación 3 de noviembre de 1983 Sede Taipéi, Taiwan Administración Portavoz : Shih …   Wikipedia Español

  • Genius — Тип Публичная компания …   Википедия

  • Genius — {{Genius}} Personifikation der in einem Mann wirksamen physischen und psychischen »Kraft«, später als eine Art Schutzgeist aufgefaßt. Man schwor bei seinem eigenen Genius oder dem eines Mächtigen, zum Beispiel dem des Kaisers. »So wahr ich will,… …   Who's who in der antiken Mythologie

  • Genius — »Schutzgeist«: Der Ausdruck aus der römischen Religion und Mythologie wurde im 16. Jh. übernommen. Lat. genius ist wohl eine lat. Bildung zum Verb gignere (genere) »hervorbringen, erzeugen« (vgl. ↑ Genus) und bedeutet eigentlich »Erzeuger«. Als… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • Genius — Genius,der:1.⇨Genie(1)–2.⇨Genialität Genius→Genie …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • genius — late 14c., tutelary god (classical or pagan), from L. genius guardian deity or spirit which watches over each person from birth; spirit, incarnation, wit, talent; also prophetic skill, originally generative power, from root of gignere beget,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • genius — [jēn′yəs; ] also, esp. for 1 2, [jē′nē əs] n. pl. for 3 6, geniuses; for 1 & 2, genii [jē′nē ī΄] [L, guardian spirit, natural ability, genius < base of genere, gignere, to produce: see GENUS] 1. a) [often G ] according to ancient Roman belief …   English World dictionary

  • Genĭus — Genĭus, 1) (Schutzgeist), in der Etruskischen Mythologie der Gott der allgemeinen Erzeugungskraft. Der G. war ein Sohn der Götter u. Erzeuger der Menschen, insofern Tina, der Seelenvater, durch G. zur Erzeugung entwickelt u. hauptsächlich die… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon


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