inventiveness


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in·ven·tive

 (ĭn-vĕn′tĭv)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or characterized by invention.
2. Adept or skillful at inventing; creative.

in·ven′tive·ly adv.
in·ven′tive·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inventiveness - the power of creative imaginationinventiveness - the power of creative imagination  
creative thinking, creativeness, creativity - the ability to create
resourcefulness, imagination, resource - the ability to deal resourcefully with unusual problems; "a man of resource"

inventiveness

inventiveness

noun
Translations
القُدْرَه على الإخْتِراع
vynalézavost
opfindsomhed
hugvitssemi
icat yeteneğiyaratıcılık

inventiveness

[ɪnˈventɪvnɪs] Ninventiva f, ingenio m

inventiveness

[ɪnˈvɛntɪvnɪs] ninventivité f

inventiveness

inventiveness

[ɪnˈvɛntɪvnɪs] ninventiva

invent

(inˈvent) verb
1. to be the first person to make or use (eg a machine, method etc). Who invented the microscope?; When was printing invented?
2. to make up or think of (eg an excuse or story). I'll have to invent some excuse for not going with him.
inˈvention (-ʃən) noun
1. the act of inventing or the ability to invent. He had great powers of invention.
2. something invented. What a marvellous invention the sewing-machine was!
inˈventive (-tiv) adjective
good at inventing. an inventive mind.
inˈventiveness noun
inˈventor noun
a person who invents. Alexander Graham Bell was the inventor of the telephone.
see also discover.
References in classic literature ?
"Furthermore, the inventiveness of David is beyond that of Porthos, who cannot play by himself, and knows not even how to take a solitary walk, while David invents playfully all day long.
This amused him sometimes a little, and made him endure the siege with patience; but it did not prevent his getting very tired, or from talking at every moment of returning to Paris--so that if the messengers and the spies had failed, his Eminence, notwithstanding all his inventiveness, would have found himself much embarrassed.
Line by line he read on, and still the ready inventiveness which had never deserted him yet failed to answer the call made on it now.
Lacoste pays tribute to the inventiveness of its founder, Rene Lacoste, and to its history by reissuing a selection of polo shirts and emblematic items from its archives to celebrate its 85th anniversary.
He uses the inventiveness method, which posits that similar problems and solutions appear again and again in seeming dissimilar disciplines.
Pioneering Great British Products - a new report published today by EEF, the manufacturers' organisation, and Siemens - has disappointingly revealed that consumers are unaware how much British inventiveness has contributed to the world.
Never a fan of his work, I nevertheless liked his inventiveness, originality and his voice.
Featuring the voices of John Goodman, Billy Crystal, Steve Buscemi and James Coburn in one of his last roles, it's every inch a Pixar film, from its colourful appearance, surfeit of in-jokes and sheer inventiveness.
Quebec, Canada, IP Australia has confirmed the novelty and inventiveness of the broad krill oil composition claims in its Australian patent #2008231570.
Sheikh Talib bin Hilal al-Hosni, Secretary General of Diwan of Royal Court, Head of Inventiveness Committee said that honouring makes everybody happy and the gesture is one of the elements of moral inventiveness for employees that sends a message which says that the Minister of Diwan of Royal Court is keen on rising the performance of employees and increasing their productivity.
Such passages, in examining the struggle to translate Beckett's ceaseless, off-hand linguistic inventiveness, also serve witness to the inventiveness required of the translator.
Aira's "inventiveness" is not to be confused with a picturesque idea of what South American literature should create.