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See definition of precocity on Dictionary.com
  • as ingenius
  • as inintelligence
  • as insmarts

synonyms for precocity

  • ability
  • accomplishment
  • acumen
  • aptitude
  • brilliance
  • flair
  • imagination
  • ingenuity
  • inspiration
  • intelligence
  • inventiveness
  • originality
  • prodigy
  • prowess
  • talent
  • wisdom
  • acuteness
  • aptness
  • astuteness
  • bent
  • brain
  • capability
  • capacity
  • creativity
  • discernment
  • endowment
  • expertise
  • faculty
  • grasp
  • head
  • inclination
  • knack
  • perspicacity
  • power
  • propensity
  • sagacity
  • understanding
  • virtuosity
  • maturity
  • percipience
  • reach
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antonyms for precocity

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  • ignorance
  • inability
  • incapacity
  • ineptitude
  • ineptness
  • stupidity
  • weakness
  • incompetence
  • misunderstanding
  • idiocy
  • imbecility
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How to use precocity in a sentence

Born on March 29, 1769, he early distinguished himself by his precocity and his quickness of perception.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Her precocity was of a very unpleasant order, and caused her father a great deal of annoyance.
ALL HE KNEWJOHN HABBERTON
In reviewing them, the first point that strikes us is the precocity, or rather the spontaneity, of her poetic gift.
THE POEMS OF EMMA LAZARUSEMMA LAZARUS
It seems that she was of extraordinary precocity, and very early attracted attention.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIIJOHN LORD
Such a combination of precocity and versatility stands quite unparalleled.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 16, NO. 97, NOVEMBER, 1865VARIOUS
The remark is equivocal, but was doubtless intended as a compliment to the precocity of the young painter.
HEROES OF THE TELEGRAPHJ. MUNRO
The Primer Class according to the degree of its infant precocity was divided in three sections.
EMMY LOUGEORGE MADDEN MARTIN
His letters at this date are very ordinary; his early precocity seemed, rather to the delight of his parents, to have vanished.
MEMOIRS OF ARTHUR HAMILTON, B. A. OF TRINITY COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGEARTHUR CHRISTOPHER BENSON
"Then I shall grow very worldly, like her," said Miss Precocity.
JOHN MARVEL, ASSISTANTTHOMAS NELSON PAGE
Precocity is not a sign of genius, but genius is perhaps always accompanied by precocity.
ALFRED TENNYSONANDREW LANG
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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