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ingenious is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of ingenious in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… of his ingenious nonlinear level design …”

meanings of ingenious


  1. Characterized by genius; cleverly done or contrived.
  2. Displaying genius or brilliance; tending to invent.
  3. Witty; original; shrewd; adroit; keen; sagacious.

ingenious frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word ingenious occurs in english on average 2.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics ingenious can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that ingenious can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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