Ingenuity in a sentence

Definition of Ingenuity

The ability to solve difficult problems, often in original, clever, and inventive ways. | (now rare) Ingenuousness; honesty, straightforwardness

Short Example Sentence for Ingenuity

  • 1. And the ingenuity displayed in the smallest things!
  • 2. No doubt the experts will admire its ingenuity and confirm my assertions.
  • 3. All that is required is ingenuity in one's expenditure.
  • 4. If so, let your ingenuity say what is to be the security.
  • 5. All that ingenuity could suggest had been brought to bear upon his plan.
  • 6. The energy and the ingenuity of man are an over-match even for time.
  • 7. Will any man insist that the ingenuity of the Almighty is exhausted?
  • 8. With ingenuity that seemed diabolical, Kut-le laid his course.
  • 9. Miss Arnold and I, therefore, exerted all our ingenuity to keep her at home.

How to use Ingenuity in a Sentence?

  • 1. Every kind of opposition has been manifested which the ingenuity of man could dictate.
  • 2. Diabolic ingenuity in invention though as old as the world is by no means a lost art.
  • 3. The whole thing was most carefully planned beforehand with diabolic ingenuity and resource.
  • 4. The ingenuity and quick wit of the man in the engine-cab more than once was called into play.
  • 5. The intensely interesting situation is developed with much ingenuity and power....
  • 6. When this is done, a lady of common ingenuity can cut and fit a dress, by these patterns.
  • 7. In those days I used symbols made with some ingenuity instead of merely imagining them.
  • 8. Only in this instance far more ingenuity had been displayed in the number and nature of the side attractions.
  • 9. The unknown girl had promised him a way through her window and he had confidence in her ingenuity and daring.
  • 10. Does not the gratuitous ingenuity of the young bipeds indicate a far higher degree of intelligence?
  • 11. The ingenuity of device and boldness of execution of his astounding adventures keep the reader enthralled to the very end.
  • 12. A great deal of ingenuity has been exerted toward the end of producing a reliable and durable switchboard cord.
  • 13. And much ingenuity with a little money is vastly more profitable and amusing than much money without ingenuity.
  • 14. There is a charm in tracing the ingenuity of the author, and a sense of satisfaction in his firm grasp of his subject.
  • 15. Ingenuity could no further go; and besides its ingenuity the story can boast of some clever and effective writing.
  • 16. He found that the chips would go into the wheelbarrow beautifully, and he was quite pleased with his own ingenuity in thinking of it.
  • 17. Considerable ingenuity has to be displayed in the arrangement of the machines, so that one section will not work faster or slower than another.
  • 18. They have all sorts of talents, these people, but so little ingenuity in using them that they never accomplish anything.
  • 19. All that malice could invent or ingenuity distort, was brought forward to give importance to the accusations laid against him.
  • 20. There is less scope for field ingenuity in taking game birds; but at the same time there is always the probability of more wholesale destruction.
  • 21. We will, however, state the fact, leaving it to the ingenuity of our readers to discover what we dare not publish.
  • 22. On making another effort when morning came, it taxed his ingenuity and that of other interested and willing helpers to get the box open.
  • 23. There was a mixture of ingenuity and brutality about that move which not even Kravonian notions could easily accept.
  • 24. Here he was, one man in the bowels of earth pitting his strength, his ingenuity against something incredible, unbelievable.
  • 25. Many ingeniously wrought specimens of Yankee ingenuity were sold clandestinely to the rebel guards, who ventured to disobey strict orders.
  • 26. For a hundred years (1691-1782) they ruled the Irish people with the strictest severity that human ingenuity could devise.
  • 27. There is no possible picture that will not suggest to a person possessed of ordinary ingenuity an endless number of talks to interest and amuse the child.
  • 28. He had evidently been done to death and his body disposed of without a single inquiry, while the crime had been concealed with an ingenuity which appalled me.
  • 29. It requires great ingenuity to make out such a parallel between the two cases as to found a charge of inconsistency in the principles assumed in arguing the one and the other.
  • 30. The ingenuity of man was now turned to the mechanical part, and one invention followed another with a constant development in the power of illumination.
  • 31. She had tortured her ingenuity for details which should indicate her anger; nor was she satisfied if her displeasure should not find its way into every cabin and at every hearth.