Part of speech: noun

Superior mental ability; a special faculty or gift.

Part of speech: noun

An ancient weight and denomination of money of varying amount. ( Roman talent, talenium, $ 500, Attic talanton, $ 1, 200, Hebraic, $ 1, 550 to $ 2, 000.).

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Usage examples "talent":

  1. Edith had, in her first delight at the discovery of Halfdan's talent, frankly admitted him to a relation of apparent equality. - "Tales From Two Hemispheres", Hjalmar Hjorth Boysen.
  2. So I trust that you, with your detective talent, can at least find a clue to lead us in the right direction. - "The Gold Bag", Carolyn Wells.
  3. There were three hundred boys there at that time, but none were so brilliant or showed so much talent as the two Newmans. - "Memoir and Letters of Francis W. Newman", Giberne Sieveking.