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Ingeniousness  n.  The quality or state of being ingenious; ingenuity.

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"Ingeniousness" Quotes from Famous Books

... for the moral culture, than the selection of proper and suitable books. Because it is a noted fact that such readings exercise the deepest influence over the mind and heart, so much that all the resources which the ingeniousness of maternal love can employ against it avail nothing. God's minister in the pulpit of truth has no weight with those souls fascinated by the deceitful charms of a bad book, which addresses itself to their prejudices and passions. The charitable advice of the ...
— Serious Hours of a Young Lady • Charles Sainte-Foi

... that behind almost every fact in this "Auto-Analysis" lurks either an error or a hoax. Its confessions are half-truths, and its whimsical observations are purposely designed to lead the reader to false conclusions. And withal the whole document is written with the ingeniousness of a mind without guile, which was one of Field's most highly developed literary accomplishments. No study of Field's character and methods would be complete without giving this ...
— Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions - Vol. I • Slason Thompson

Words linked to "Ingeniousness" :   cleverness, resource, ingenuity, resourcefulness, inventiveness, creativity, superiority

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