ingenious intelligent, acute, lively: “thy most ingenious sense,” HAMLET, v. 1. 242 ; “ingenious feeling Of my huge sorrows,” KING LEAR, iv. 6. 280 (According to Warburton, “Ingenious feeling signifies a feeling from an understanding not disturbed or disordered, but which, representing things as they are, makes the sense of pain the more exquisite”).
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