Example sentences for: ingenuity

How can you use “ingenuity” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It said Gates has made his fortune primarily through his own ingenuity and that "American antitrust law should not be used solely to rein in large and successful firms and keep more complacent alternatives in business."

  • I marveled at Saramago's ingenuity when I reread him last weekend; I also wondered at a few points if, with his brand of cute obscurity, he was really Nobel material.

  • The spins: 1) The trip was a triumph of human ingenuity, skill, and endurance.

  • Wonderment came to be perceived as a kind of middle state between ignorance and knowledge, and wonder cabinets were theaters of the marvelous, museums of accumulated curiosities, proving God's ingenuity.

  • The other story is the love affair between a luckless torch singer (Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio) and a luckless ex-fisherman (David Strathairn), in which the two--through a series of melodramatic contrivances that testify to Sayles' lack of ingenuity as a storyteller--end up together with the singer's brilliant, desperately unhappy daughter (Vanessa Martinez) on a remote island, where they're prey to cold, starvation, and drug smugglers with shotguns.


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