Capacity and Genius


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Capacity noun – The largest number or amount that something can hold.
Genius is a synonym for capacity in ability topic. In some cases you can use "Genius" instead a noun "Capacity", when it comes to topics like potential, competence.
Nearby Words: capability, capacious, capaciousness, capacitance, capacitor
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Genius noun – A special and usually inborn ability.
Usage example: had a genius for saying the wrong thing, no matter what the social situation

Capacity is a synonym for genius in talent topic. You can use "Capacity" instead a noun "Genius", if it concerns topics such as brilliance, competence, gift of high intellect.
Nearby Words: genial, geniality, genie
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How words are described

good good capacity good genius
natural natural capacity natural genius
total total capacity total genius
sheer sheer capacity sheer genius
Other adjectives: intellectual, great, incredible, technological.

Both words in one sentence

  • Webcomic / Drive Genius Ditz: Nosh is the science officer of the crew, interested in all types of science, but lacks common sense.Nosh: I am researching lung capacity of common earth-wolf.Taneel: Good lord...why?
  • Comicbook / The Incredible Hercules Genius Sweet Tooth: Amadeus needs sugar to have his brain run at full capacity.
  • My Brain Is Big Yuri's son Kondrati, who inherited his father's deformity (and capacity for Evil Genius), chose to blame the Hulk for his father's death, and became the villainous Gremlin.
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