imaginativeness


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i·mag·i·na·tive

 (ĭ-măj′ə-nə-tĭv, -nā′tĭv)
adj.
1. Having a lively imagination, especially a creative imagination.
2. Created by, indicative of, or characterized by imagination or creativity.
3. Tending to indulge in the fanciful or in make-believe.
4. Having no truth; false.

i·mag′i·na·tive·ly adv.
i·mag′i·na·tive·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.imaginativeness - the formation of a mental image of something that is not perceived as real and is not present to the sensesimaginativeness - the formation of a mental image of something that is not perceived as real and is not present to the senses; "popular imagination created a world of demons"; "imagination reveals what the world could be"
creative thinking, creativeness, creativity - the ability to create
fictitious place, imaginary place, mythical place - a place that exists only in imagination; a place said to exist in fictional or religious writings
fancy - a kind of imagination that was held by Coleridge to be more casual and superficial than true imagination
fantasy, phantasy - imagination unrestricted by reality; "a schoolgirl fantasy"
dreaming, dream - imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake; "he lives in a dream that has nothing to do with reality"
imaginary being, imaginary creature - a creature of the imagination; a person that exists only in legends or myths or fiction

imaginativeness

noun
The power of the mind to form images:
Translations

imaginativeness

[ɪˈmædʒɪnətɪvnɪs] Nimaginativa f

imaginativeness

nFantasiereichtum m, → Phantasiereichtum m; (of person also)Fantasie f, → Phantasie f
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