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genÂ·ius ( P ) Pronunciation Key (jnys)
n. pl. genÂ·iusÂ·es
Extraordinary intellectual and creative power.
A person of extraordinary intellect and talent: â€œOne is not born a genius, one becomes a geniusâ€ (Simone de Beauvoir).
A person who has an exceptionally high intelligence quotient, typically above 140.
A strong natural talent, aptitude, or inclination: has a genius for choosing the right words.
One who has such a talent or inclination: a genius at diplomacy.
The prevailing spirit or distinctive character, as of a place, a person, or an era: the genius of Elizabethan England.
pl. geÂ·niÂ·i (jn-) Roman Mythology. A tutelary deity or guardian spirit of a person or place.
A person who has great influence over another.
A jinni in Muslim mythology.