[in-jen-yoo-uh s] /ɪnˈdʒɛn yu əs/
free from reserve, restraint, or dissimulation; candid; sincere.
artless; innocent; naive.
Obsolete. honorable or noble.
naive, artless, or innocent
candid; frank; straightforward
1590s, “noble in nature,” from Latin ingenuus “with the virtues of freeborn people, of noble character, frank, upright, candid,” originally “native, freeborn,” from in- “in” (see in- (2)) + gen-, root of gignere “beget, produce” (see genus). Sense of “artless, innocent” is 1670s, via evolution from “high-minded” to “honorably open, straightforward,” to “innocently frank.” Related: Ingenuously; ingenuousness.
/ˈɪŋɡəˌlənd/ noun 1. (informal) a jocular spelling of England, as pronounced in the chants of sports, esp football, supporters
[in-jest] /ɪnˈdʒɛst/ verb (used with object) 1. to take, as food, into the body (opposed to ). 2. Aeronautics. to draw (foreign matter) into the inlet of a jet engine, often causing damage to the engine. /ɪnˈdʒɛst/ verb (transitive) 1. to take (food or liquid) into the body 2. (of a jet engine) to suck […]
[in-jes-tuh] /ɪnˈdʒɛs tə/ plural noun 1. substances ingested. /ɪnˈdʒɛstə/ plural noun 1. nourishment taken into the body through the mouth ingesta in·ges·ta (ĭn-jěs’tə) pl.n. Ingested matter, especially food taken into the body through the mouth.
[in-jes-tuh nt] /ɪnˈdʒɛs tənt/ noun 1. something that is , especially a substance that may be associated with an allergic reaction.