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ggenius - A person with outstanding talent, especially one whose cognitive or creative skills or achievements gain fame. The outstanding talent itself.

 

 

An image of genius:

Benjamin West (American, 1738-1820), Genius Calling Forth the Fine Arts to Adorn Manufactures and Commerce, 1789, oil on paper mounted on canvas, 19 3/8 x 24 5/8 inches (49.5 x 62.3 cm), Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA.

 

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Also see creativity, effort, epistemology, knowledge, masterpiece, memory, mind, multiple intelligence theory, praise, publicity, and talent.

 

 

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