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Definition of Prodigy

Prodigy

  1. Something extraordinary, or out of the usual course of nature, from which omens are drawn; a portent; as, eclipses and meteors were anciently deemed prodigies.
  2. Anything so extraordinary as to excite wonder or astonishment; a marvel; as, a prodigy of learning.
  3. A production out of ordinary course of nature; an abnormal development; a monster.

Prodigy Quotations

For every child prodigy that you know about, at least 50 potential ones have burned out before you even heard about them.
Itzhak Perlman

Nobody told me I was a child prodigy.
Herbie Hancock

There is no prodigy in our profession. If you see all the great singer of the past, none of them are.
Luciano Pavarotti

I don't know if I'd call myself a prodigy, but I was a big forensics competitor in high school, and then during college I spent some time working at speech and debate camps as a coach.
Josh Gad

I feel like it has gone very fast for me, but I feel like it wasn't instantaneous, at all. I was getting a lot of rejections. I just got very lucky and it happened quickly for me. I don't feel like I'm a prodigy or something.
Anthony Doerr
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Prodigy Translations

prodigy in Dutch is wonder
prodigy in French is prodige
prodigy in German is Wunderkind
prodigy in Latin is prodigium
prodigy in Norwegian is vidunder
prodigy in Spanish is prodigio
prodigy in Swedish is vidunder

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