What is the difference between Ingenious and Ingenuous?




What is the difference between Ingenious and Ingenuous? :


Ingenious :

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1 ) Clever at finding new or simple solutions for complex problems

I am ingenious at solving difficult crossword puzzles.

He has an ingenious mind.


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2 ) Original in design and well-suited to its purpose

These ingenious gadgets are in great demands.


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3 ) Very clever and original

He adopted an ingenious method to overcome his financial difficulty.



Ingenuous :

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1 ) Innocent, open, not attempting to deceive or conceal

Her expression was frank, ingenuous and engaging.

Her ingenuous smile pleased me beyond expressions.











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