Ingenuity vs Sentimental - What's the difference?

ingenuity | sentimental |


As a noun ingenuity

is the ability to solve difficult problems, often in original, clever, and inventive ways.

As an adjective sentimental is

characterized by sentiment, sentimentality or excess emotion.

ingenuity

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • 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.
  • Ingenuousness; honesty, straightforwardness.
  • *, II.17:
  • And therefore I apply my selfe to ingenuitie , and ever to speake truth and what I think.

    See also

    * industriousness

    sentimental

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • characterized by sentiment, sentimentality or excess emotion
  • derived from emotion rather than reason; of or caused by sentiment
  • romantic
  • Derived terms

    * sentimentalism * sentimentality * sentimentally

    Quotations

    * 1885 : , *: Are you in sentimental mood? *: I'll sigh with you. * 1944 : , *: Gonna take a Sentimental Journey, *: Gonna set my heart at ease. *: Gonna make a Sentimental Journey, *: to renew old memories.

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