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Pronunciation of Ingenious: Learn how to pronounce Ingenious in English correctly

Learn how to say Ingenious correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word ingenious:

adjective
(of a person) clever, original, and inventive:
he was ingenious enough to overcome the limited budget
(of a machine or idea) cleverly and originally devised and well suited to its purpose:
ingenious devices
his theory, while ingenious, is most assuredly incorrect
Derivatives
ingeniously
adverb
ingeniousness
noun
Origin:
late Middle English: from French ingĂ©nieux or Latin ingeniosus, from ingenium ‘mind, intellect’; compare with engine

Do not confuse ingenious with ingenuous. Ingenious means ‘clever, original, and inventive’ (
an ingenious idea
), whereas ingenuous means ‘innocent and unsuspecting’ (
wide, ingenuous eyes
).