A Lackadaisical Lexicon for Laggard Logophiles
GENIUS
[noun]
1. an exceptional natural capacity of intellect, especially as shown in creative and original work in science, art, music, etc. Synonyms: intelligence, ingenuity, wit; brains.
2. a person having such capacity.
3. a person having an extraordinarily high intelligence rating on a psychological test, as an IQ above 140. Synonyms: mental giant, master, expert; whiz, brain, brainiac. Antonyms: idiot, imbecile, half-wit, dope, moron; fool, simpleton, dunce, dullard, dolt; numskull, blockhead, nitwit, ninny.
4. natural ability or capacity; strong inclination. Synonyms: gift, talent, aptitude, faculty, endowment, predilection; penchant, knack, bent, flair, wizardry.
5. distinctive character or spirit, as of a nation, period, or language.
Etymology: from Latin, from gignere - to beget.
[From left to right: Galileo Galilei, Marie Curie, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Isaac Newton, Louis Pasteur, Stephen Hawking, Albert Einstein, Carl Sagan, Thomas Edison, Aristoteles, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Richard Dawkins und Charles Darwin]

GENIUS

[noun]

1. an exceptional natural capacity of intellect, especially as shown in creative and original work in science, art, music, etc. Synonyms: intelligence, ingenuity, wit; brains.

2. a person having such capacity.

3. a person having an extraordinarily high intelligence rating on a psychological test, as an IQ above 140. Synonyms: mental giant, master, expert; whiz, brain, brainiac. Antonyms: idiot, imbecile, half-wit, dope, moron; fool, simpleton, dunce, dullard, dolt; numskull, blockhead, nitwit, ninny.

4. natural ability or capacity; strong inclination. Synonyms: gift, talent, aptitude, faculty, endowment, predilection; penchant, knack, bent, flair, wizardry.

5. distinctive character or spirit, as of a nation, period, or language.

Etymology: from Latin, from gignere - to beget.

[From left to right: Galileo Galilei, Marie Curie, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Isaac Newton, Louis Pasteur, Stephen Hawking, Albert Einstein, Carl Sagan, Thomas Edison, Aristoteles, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Richard Dawkins und Charles Darwin]

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    Reminder to everyone; Edison was a colossal bag of dicks.
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    It would be even better if Tesla AND Maxwell were ADDED! :-) I also don’t know what Aristoteles is doing in this pic…
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    This would be perfect if Edison was replaced with Tesla.
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