Meaning of ingenuity

in•ge•nu•i•ty

Pronunciation: (in"ju-n'i-tē, -ny'-), [key]
— pl. -ties
  1. the quality of being cleverly inventive or resourceful; inventiveness: a designer of great ingenuity.
  2. cleverness or skillfulness of conception or design: a device of great ingenuity.
  3. an ingenious contrivance or device.
  4. ingenuousness.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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