Genius

A popular term for extraordinary intelligence which has no fixed meaning in education or psychology, where it is rarely used.

genius

In Roman mythology, the genius was originally the family ancestor who lived in the underworld. Through the male members he secured the existence of the family. The Romans believed that each person had a god-like side to them, which, for a man, they called the genius of a person. At a later date, the genius became more a protecting or guardian spiri…...

Genius

[website] Genius (formerly Rap Genius) is an online knowledge base. The site allows users to provide annotations and interpretation of song lyrics, news stories, primary source documents, poetry, and other forms of text. Launching in 2009 with a specific focus on rap music, the site expanded in 2014 to cover other forms of media and a platf...
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genius

[n] - someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality 2. [n] - exceptional creative ability
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genius

In Roman mythology, the spirit personifying the male capacity of a family (gens) to reproduce itself, residing exclusively in the male head of the family. The corresponding female...
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Genius

Gen'ius noun ; plural English Geniuses ; in sense 1 , Latin Genii . [ Latin 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 , gign...
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genius

Origin: 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 beget, bring forth. See Gender, and cf. Engine. ... 1. A good or evil spirit, or demon, supposed by the ancients to preside over a man's destiny in life; ...
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genius

wizardry noun exceptional creative ability
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Genius

• (n.) The peculiar structure of mind with whoch each individual is endowed by nature; that disposition or aptitude of mind which is peculiar to each man, and which qualifies him for certain kinds of action or special success in any pursuit; special taste, inclination, or disposition; as, a genius for history, for poetry, or painting. • (...
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genius

in classical Roman times, an attendant spirit of a person or place.
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genius

in psychology, a person of extraordinary intellectual power.
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Genius

[flashcard software] Genius is a free program that helps users memorize information. ==Overview== Users can create lists of items to study, which include a `Question` and an `Answer` for each item. Genius organizes the information and tests the user using an intelligent spaced repetition method that`s based on past performance. The first ti...
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Genius

[mathematics software] Genius (also known as the Genius Math Tool) is a free open source numerical computing environment and programming language, similar in some aspects to MATLAB, GNU Octave, Mathematica and Maple. Genius is aimed at mathematical experimentation rather than computation intensive tasks. It is also very useful as just a cal...
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Genius

[song] `Genius` is a song by British Industrial metal band Pitchshifter, released in 1997, from their album www.pitchshifter.com. It is usually considered one of the key songs that helped the band be successful, and is one of their most recognised songs. ==Song information== Musically speaking, `Genius` can be considered a departure from pr...
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GENIUS

Computer system for managing passenger rolling stock. (more...)
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genius

genius, in Roman religion, guardian spirit of a man, a family, or a state. In some instances, a place, a city, or an institution had its genius. As the guardian spirit of an individual, the genius (corresponding to the Greek demon) was largely the force of one's natural desires. The genius of the pa...
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Genius

Originally the word applied to a demon such as Socrates' inner voice. During the 17th century it was linked to the Plntonic theory of inspiration and was applied to the rejection of too rigid rules in art. It defined the real artist and distinguished his creative imagination from the logical reasoning of the scientist. In Kant (Critique of Judgmen....
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genius

Type: Term Pronunciation: jēn′yŭs, jēn′ē-ŭs Definitions: 1. Markedly superior intellectual or artistic abilities or exceptional creative power. 2. A person so endowed. 3. In psychology, someone who ranks in the top 1% of all people on a test of intelligence.
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Genius

[literature] The concept of genius, in literary theory and literary history, derives from the later 18th century, when it began to be distinguished from ingenium in a discussion of the genius loci, or `spirit of the place.` It was a way of discussing essence, in that each place was supposed to have its own unique and immutable nature, but t...
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Genius

[disambiguation] Genius often refers to a person with distinguished mental abilities. Genius may also refer to: ==Roman mythology== ==Film== ==Literature== ==Music== ==Other media== ==Technology== ...
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Genius

[mythology] In ancient Roman religion, the genius was the individual instance of a general divine nature that is present in every individual person, place, or thing. ==Nature of the genius== The rational powers and abilities of every human being were attributed to their soul, which was a genius. Each individual place had a genius (genius lo...
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