genius (plural geniuses)
- Someone possessing extraordinary intelligence or skill; especially somebody who has demonstrated this by a creative or original work in science, music, art etc.
- I think that would qualify as not smart, but genius... and a very stable genius at that!
- Synonyms: Thesaurus:genius
- Antonyms: idiot
- Extraordinary mental capacity.
- Inspiration, a mental leap, an extraordinary creative process.
- a work of genius.
- (Roman mythology) The tutelary deity or spirit of a place or person.
- a. 1645, John Milton, “Il Penseroso”, in Poems of Mr. John Milton, […] , London: Printed by Ruth Raworth for Humphrey Moſely, […], published 1645, OCLC 606951673 ↗:
- 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.
- Synonyms: tutelary deity, Thesaurus:spirit
- French: génie
- German: Genie
- Portuguese: génio (Portugal), gênio (Brazil)
- Russian: ге́ний
- Spanish: genio, genia
genius (not comparable)