cleverness cleverness  /ˈklɛ vər nəs/


  1. (n) the power of creative imagination
  2. (n) intelligence as manifested in being quick and witty
  3. (n) the property of being ingenious


  • Remember The 3 Ps: Patience, Perseverance And Pharmacyclics

    Patience and tenacity are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness, said Thomas Huxley, a pioneering biologist and educator. Wouldn't this hold even more true for investors in Pharmacyclics Inc. (PCYC) who are seeing their patience and perseverance pay off?
    on July 11, 2013     Source: RTT News


  1. Liberal Democrat leader Nicol Stephen said: "This is a serious situation for the first minister and his government. Every step of the way there is contradiction, concealment and cleverness from his government on this issue. It smells of sleaze."
    on Dec 13, 2007 By: Nicol Stephen Source: BBC News

  2. "He (Amar Singh) has been teaching everybody a lesson on morality but after his refusal to quit it has now become clear who is moral and who is not. I think it is his cleverness. His political aim is to remain on some post through some party and he...
    on Jan 28, 2010 By: Mohan Singh Source: Times of India

  3. "We're going to see a number of superstar acts try to outdo each other in terms of cleverness when it comes to marketing," predicted Cross.
    on Apr 30, 2008 By: Alan Cross Source: Globe and Mail

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