Genius and Mastermind


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Genius noun – Someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality.
Usage example: Mozart was a child genius

Mastermind is a synonym for genius in master topic. In some cases you can use "Mastermind" instead a noun "Genius", when it comes to topics like brilliant person. popular alternative
Nearby Words: genial, geniality, genie
Synonyms for Genius


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Mastermind noun – Someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality.
Genius is a synonym for mastermind in organizer topic. You can use "Genius" instead a noun "Mastermind". popular alternative
Nearby Words: masterminding, masterminded
Synonyms for Mastermind

How words are described

old old genius old mastermind
good good genius good mastermind
eccentric eccentric genius eccentric mastermind
true true genius true mastermind
Other adjectives: brilliant, intelligent, responsible, powerful, big, dangerous, capable, criminal, supposed, political, former, hidden, military, titular, greatest, insane, scientific, strategic, technical, preteen, tactical, sadistic, sociopathic.

Both words in one sentence

  • In the Iron Man storyline Armor Wars II, we see a revenge-driven genius named DeWitt mastermind Tony's near-destruction.
  • For instance Lex Luthor in the comics and the animated series is a genius inventor/criminal mastermind and Corrupt Corporate Executive.
  • Small Name, Big Ego Cecil, a burglar who believes himself to be a criminal genius, to the point that he leaves handwritten signed notes declaring himself to be a criminal mastermind at the scenes of his crime.
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