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    Roughly speaking:

    Talented: worked hard to get very good at something, usually performance related

    Gifted: naturally very good at something, usually intellectual (good genes)

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    Are you sure they are the right descriptions? I always thought gifted was when you were naturally good at something while talented was where you had learned to be good at something.
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    (Original post by CheetahCurtis)
    Are you sure they are the right descriptions? I always thought gifted was when you were naturally good at something while talented was where you had learned to be good at something.
    There is no universally accepted definition of either term, AFAIK

    But your definition sounds alright
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    I am arsenal fan so i troll all polls
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    (Original post by CheetahCurtis)
    Are you sure they are the right descriptions? I always thought gifted was when you were naturally good at something while talented was where you had learned to be good at something.
    This was the first definition I thought of :ditto:

    In this sense, talented, I'd be much more satisfied knowing I worked for something.

    In the OP's sense, talented as well. I wish I were good enough to be a premier league footballer, alas I am terrible at football.
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    Based on your definitions, i would say talented. because being intellectually well off is a bit boring
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    I would rather be gifted and talented
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    (Original post by harmony_x)
    I would rather be gifted and talented
    Who wouldn't?
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    I wanna be gifted cos am lazy af.
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    Talented, it shows Ive worked hard and I can still constantly improve.

    Not only that, I can teach others how to become talented in something as well which would be nice

    Being gifted and trying to teach would be like "well, we just need to change a few genes in your body first and then it'll be all good"
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    (Original post by ForestShadow)
    Talented, it shows Ive worked hard and I can still constantly improve.

    Not only that, I can teach others how to become talented in something as well which would be nice

    Being gifted and trying to teach would be like "well, we just need to change a few genes in your body first and then it'll be all good"
    Being gifted, you could potentially pass on your giftedness to future generations through your genes

    Also, gifted + hard working > talented, surely?
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    (Original post by Johann von Gauss)
    Being gifted, you could potentially pass on your giftedness to future generations through your genes

    Also, gifted + hard working > talented, surely?
    I think I can teach more people (in lessons) than I will pass on in genes. Also, if you're already truly gifted, you don't really have to work too hard anyway..its already 'gifted' to you wrapped up nicely with a cherry on top.
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    Hard as F not being gifted. Wouldn't everyone prefer the easy option?
 
 
 
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