prodigy

Exam frequency

GRE

medium

Banks

medium

Banks

medium

Meaning(s)

a young person who is highly talented

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prodigy - genius

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A ‘prodigy’ refers to a person who is so naturally gifted at something that they reach a high level or even master it while still a child or a young adult. Such ability is rare, and therefore usually attracts a lot of attention and admiration. The term is most commonly applied to precocious talents in fields such as sports, mathematics, and music.

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Synonyms wunderkind
Antonyms amateur

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  1. Mozart remains a classic example of a prodigy. He wrote his first symphony at the age of 8.

  2. The young maths prodigy is receiving a lot of media attention. People believe she has a great future in front of her.

  3. There’s no doubt that the young player is a prodigy. It is our duty to nurture his rare talent carefully.

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