What is another word for savant?

329 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ sˈavənt], [ sˈavənt], [ s_ˈa_v_ə_n_t]

Savant refers to someone who exhibits exceptional skills or knowledge in a specific field, often accompanied by social or developmental difficulties. Other synonyms for savant include genius, prodigy, virtuoso, master, expert, specialist, authority, whiz, and maestro. Each of these terms implies someone who is highly skilled, knowledgeable, and gifted in a particular area, whether it's music, math, science, art, or literature. However, some of these terms may also denote a broader range of expertise or a broader range of skills, while some imply someone who may be more socially or emotionally challenged. Despite their differences, all of these terms exemplify exceptional talent in their respective fields.

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What are the opposite words for savant?

Savant, also known as a prodigy or genius, is someone with exceptional intellectual or artistic abilities. The antonyms for the word savant include words like ignorant, foolish, naive, unintelligent, simple-minded, and imbecile. These words can be used to describe someone who lacks any special skills or talents and has a limited understanding of the world around them. Antonyms can also include words like average, normal, and mediocre, which represent the opposite of exceptionalism. While savants excel in specific areas, antonyms represent those who do not have any particular strengths or qualities that set them apart from others.

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Usage examples for Savant

Take his Professor Clyde; how clearly the man's history is written in those broad steady strokes of the brush: the hard work, the endless patience, the fearless imagination of the great savant!
"The Greater Inclination"
Edith Wharton
Not long after this time a Russian savant, Richman by name, while repeating Franklin's experiments with the kite, was struck dead by the charge received from his apparatus.
"Makers of Modern Medicine"
James J. Walsh
Jack held his peace; it was not for him to air his opinions in the presence of the two older men, and then again the tailor had suddenly become a savant.
"Peter A Novel of Which He is Not the Hero"
F. Hopkinson Smith

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