What is another word for prodigy?

Pronunciation: [pɹˈɒdɪd͡ʒi] (IPA)

Prodigy is a term used to describe a person who displays exceptional talent or ability at a young age. Synonyms for this word include genius, whiz kid, wunderkind, wonder boy/girl, child prodigy, and phenom. These words describe someone who has extraordinary potential or expertise in a particular field, such as music, art, math, science, or sports. While the word prodigy often implies exceptional talent at a young age, these synonyms can be used to describe individuals of any age who possess remarkable skills or abilities. Overall, these words highlight the exceptional and impressive qualities of individuals who excel in their fields.

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The word prodigy refers to someone who demonstrates exceptional skills or abilities. Antonyms for prodigy would be individuals who are average or below average in terms of their abilities or skills. Mediocrity, ordinariness, and commonness are some examples of antonyms for prodigy. These individuals may lack talent or struggle with basic tasks, unlike a prodigy who excels at everything they do. Other antonyms for prodigy include incompetence, ignorance, and ineptitude. While prodigies are celebrated for their exceptional abilities, these antonyms highlight the opposite end of the spectrum where individuals lack the skills and abilities that prodigies possess naturally.

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Usage examples for Prodigy

Before he was six weeks old, his mother protested he would be a prodigy; and was heard to say-See, Robin, man, see!
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Vol. XX"
Alexander Leighton
It is a quite a prodigy.
"Bardell v. Pickwick"
Percy Fitzgerald
And grandfather and grandmother will sit and watch the prodigy, and wonder if any other family ever had such grandchildren.
"Around The Tea-Table"
T. De Witt Talmage

Famous quotes with Prodigy

  • I feel like it has gone very fast for me, but I feel like it wasn't instantaneous, at all. I was getting a lot of rejections. I just got very lucky and it happened quickly for me. I don't feel like I'm a prodigy or something.
    Anthony Doerr
  • Everybody hates a prodigy, detests an old head on young shoulders.
    Desiderius Erasmus
  • Nobody told me I was a child prodigy.
    Herbie Hancock
  • There is no prodigy in our profession. If you see all the great singer of the past, none of them are.
    Luciano Pavarotti
  • Child prodigy is a curse because you've got all those terrible possibilities.
    Itzhak Perlman

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