noun see imaginative

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • imaginativeness — n. the capability of imagining; the power of imagination. Syn: imagination, vision. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • imaginativeness — imaginative ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having or showing creativity or inventiveness. DERIVATIVES imaginatively adverb imaginativeness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Imaginativeness — Imaginative Im*ag i*na*tive, a. [F. imaginatif.] 1. Proceeding from, and characterized by, the imagination, generally in the highest sense of the word. [1913 Webster] In all the higher departments of imaginative art, nature still constitutes an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • imaginativeness — See imaginatively. * * * …   Universalium

  • imaginativeness — noun The characteristic of being imaginative …   Wiktionary

  • imaginativeness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The power of the mind to form images: fancy, fantasy, imagination. See REAL, THOUGHTS …   English dictionary for students

  • imaginativeness — im·ag·i·na·tive·ness || ɪ mædʒɪnÉ™tɪvnɪs n. creativity, inventiveness, ingeniousness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • imaginativeness — imag·i·na·tive·ness …   English syllables

  • imaginativeness — noun 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 • Syn: ↑imagination, ↑vision •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • imagination — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Mental imagery Nouns 1. imagination, imaginativeness, originality, invention, fancy, creativeness, inspiration; mind s eye; verve, improvisation. 2. (image of perfection) ideality, idealism; romanticism …   English dictionary for students

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