Definition of Gifted

1. Adjective. Endowed with talent or talents. "A gifted writer"

Exact synonyms: Talented
Antonyms: Untalented



Definition of Gifted

1. Adjective. Endowed with special, in particular intellectual, abilities. ¹

2. Verb. (past of gift) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gifted

1. gift [v] - See also: gift

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gifted

gift horse
gift horses
gift of gab
gift of the gab
gift shop
gift tax
gift that keeps on giving
gift wrap
gift wrapping
giftable
giftables
giftbag
giftbags
giftbox
giftboxes
gifted (current term)
giftedly
giftedness
giftednesses
giftee
giftees
gifter
gifters
gifting
giftless
giftpack
giftpacks
gifts
giftshop
giftshops

Literary usage of Gifted

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1833)
"For the gifted and Beautiful lost One—a grave I But not in the precincts of Ocean's hoar wave. Let her sleep 'neath the skies' gracious weepings of dew f ..."

2. Behavior: An Introduction to Comparative Psychology by John Broadus Watson (1914)
"That the highly gifted animal should not thus appear in the laboratories is understandable ... The gifted animal has usually been developed by the amateur. ..."

3. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... gifted by Phoebus with the bowman's art. Who dwelt in Adrasteia, and the town Of King ... gifted ..."

4. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1882)
"There are few satisfactory works about this land which is so generously gifted by nature and so full of memorials of the past, and this is believed to be ..."

5. The Life of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini (1920)
"We perceive plainly from his self-complacent admissions that the peculiar hybrid between the gifted artist and the man of blood which he exhibited was ..."

6. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"... chiefs had in battle stood To fence the rights of fair Melrose; And lands and livings, many a rood, Had gifted the shrine for their souls' repose. ..."

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