Talk:ingenuitive

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Now has both an entry and is in List of protologisms. Sounds like a word but it's not in the dictionary I checked. 11,000 googles but that could be a misspelling. If it's a word does in mean possessing ingenuity; ingenious (as listed) or ingenuous? RJFJR 14:23, 4 October 2006 (UTC)

The eight available hits from Google Books [1] seem to support the definition given. --Jeffqyzt 15:05, 4 October 2006 (UTC)
Hmmm, and those hits (including some in gov't documents) cover a swath of years, at least from the 70s to today. bd2412 T 15:43, 4 October 2006 (UTC)
Exellent, cited. DAVilla 15:42, 7 October 2006 (UTC)

Rfvpassed. Andrew massyn 02:21, 5 November 2006 (UTC)


Here are the top few hits from the 11K (excluding dictionary entries and other mentions).

  • another ingenuitive bikini top style
  • their capacity for ingenuitive song-writing
  • I contest that atonal jazz is neither ingenuitive nor daring.
  • Ooh, very nice, very ingenuitive. I'd appreciate it being later re-scaled based on both city population and era, but right now I think it's plenty good
  • Envision v2 boasts a brand new engine, 100% template support, ingenuitive new features and an all-in-all community builder
  • I want to let you know about an ingenuitive ISP owner
  • As I said before, you just have to do something clever and ingenuitive

Not a one of them is a typo for ingenuity or anything else. Evidently ingenuity is a relatively recent coinage, probably a blend of ingenious and creative or intuitive (UD seems to think the latter). It doesn't seem quite the same as ingenious. Maybe these people just don't know ingenious? It turns out that "ingenuitive ingenious" gets 725 hits, including

  • They are ingenious, ingenuitive, and imaginitive. -dmh 04:43, 19 January 2007 (UTC)