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- The ability to solve difficult problems, often in original, clever, and inventive ways.
- The pyramids demonstrate the ingenuity of the ancient Egyptians.
- Poverty is the mother of ingenuity.
- Ingenuity is one of the characteristics of a beaver.
- (now rare) Ingenuousness; honesty, straightforwardness.
ability to come up with solutions to difficult problems