genius

The Correct spelling is: genius

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  • n., pl. -ius·es.
      1. Extraordinary intellectual and creative power.
      2. A person of extraordinary intellect and talent: “One is not born a genius, one becomes a genius” (Simone de Beauvoir).
      3. A person who has an exceptionally high intelligence quotient, typically above 140.
      1. A strong natural talent, aptitude, or inclination: has a genius for choosing the right words.
      2. One who has such a talent or inclination: a genius at diplomacy.
    1. The prevailing spirit or distinctive character, as of a place, a person, or an era: the genius of Elizabethan England.
    2. pl. ge·ni·i (jē'nē-ī'). Roman Mythology. A tutelary deity or guardian spirit of a person or place.
    3. A person who has great influence over another.
    4. A jinni in Muslim mythology.

    [Middle English, guardian spirit, from Latin.]


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