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gifted

[gif-tid] /ˈgɪf tɪd/
adjective
1.
having great special talent or ability:
the debut of a gifted artist.
2.
having exceptionally high intelligence:
gifted children.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; gift + -ed3
Related forms
giftedly, adverb
giftedness, noun
overgifted, adjective
ungifted, adjective
well-gifted, adjective
Synonyms
1. accomplished, talented.
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British Dictionary definitions for giftedness

gifted

/ˈɡɪftɪd/
adjective
1.
having or showing natural talent or aptitude: a gifted musician, a gifted performance
Derived Forms
giftedly, adverb
giftedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for giftedness

gifted

adj.

"talented," 1640s, past participle adjective from gift.

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