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Words used to describe intelligent or wise people - synonyms or related words

genius

adjective

informal

very clever or original

intelligent

adjective

good at thinking clearly and quickly, at understanding difficult ideas and subjects, and at gaining and using knowledge

wise

adjective

a wise person is able to make good choices and decisions because they have a lot of experience

brilliant

adjective

very intelligent

bright

adjective

a bright person is intelligent and usually young and likely to do well at school or in their careers

able

adjective

intelligent or good at doing something

discerning

adjective

showing good judgment about things such as art, music, and books and able to tell whether something is valuable or well made

clear-sighted

adjective

able to judge situations quickly and accurately and make sensible decisions

quick

adjective

able to understand things very easily

smart

adjective

intelligent

nanodegree

a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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dolt

a stupid person

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