Word of the Day: Ingenious


in-gen-ious  / ĭn-jēn-yəs

clever, skillful
He is the best physician who is the most ingenious inspirer of hope.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 1772 – 1834

imaginative and original
Reading is sometimes an ingenious device for avoiding thought.
Arthur Helps, 1813 – 1875

(obsolete) brilliant, possessing genius
To be humane, we must ever be ready to pronounce that wise, ingenious and modest statement ‘I do not know’.
Galileo Galilei, 1564 – 1642