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noun as in brightness

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noun as in intelligence quotient

noun as in mental age

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An IQ below 70 generally indicates someone with intellectual disability (ID).

Recipients in a cryobank can peruse donor files and see hair color, eye color, race, height, IQ, and so on.

She makes bold statements that IQ, law-abiding or -breaking tendencies and political alignment are all genetically determined.

What they found was the people who began smoking pot weekly before they turned 18 showed an average drop of about eight IQ points.

By the time they turned 13, the children took their first IQ tests.

Basically a function of his IQ rather than his formal education?

The IQ usually remains fairly constant as the child grows older, and thus represents his rate of mental growth.

While the mental age tells an individual's intellectual level at a given time, the IQ tells how fast he has progressed.

No one with an IQ of less than seventy-five could create the sort of field you were talking about.

You have an adequate IQ—that's the only test you need to pass with me.


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On this page you'll find 131 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to IQ, such as: brilliance, acumen, aptitude, competence, and smarts.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.