Imaginative+faculty

  • 1 imaginative — /ɪˈmædʒənətɪv / (say i majuhnuhtiv) adjective 1. characterised by or bearing evidence of imagination: an imaginative tale. 2. relating to or concerned with imagination: the imaginative faculty. 3. given to imagining, as persons. 4. having… …

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  • 2 faculty — noun 1 natural ability of the body/mind ADJECTIVE ▪ higher ▪ the evolution of man s higher faculties ▪ cognitive, intellectual, mental, rational ▪ …

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  • 3 imaginative — adj. VERBS ▪ be, seem ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc. ▪ brilliantly, highly …

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  • 4 imaginative — adj. 1 having or showing in a high degree the faculty of imagination. 2 given to using the imagination. Derivatives: imaginatively adv. imaginativeness n. Etymology: ME f. OF imaginatif ive f. med.L imaginativus (as IMAGINE) …

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  • 5 PROPHETS AND PROPHECY — This article is arranged according to the following outline: in the bible classifications nature of prophecy origin and function dreams divination pre classical prophets terminology group prophecy ecstasy group life of prophets role in society… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 6 Judaism — /jooh dee iz euhm, day , deuh /, n. 1. the monotheistic religion of the Jews, having its ethical, ceremonial, and legal foundation in the precepts of the Old Testament and in the teachings and commentaries of the rabbis as found chiefly in the… …

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  • 7 MOSES — (Heb. מֹשֶׁה; LXX, Mōusēs; Vulg. Moyses), leader, prophet, and lawgiver (set in modern chronology in the first half of the 13th century B.C.E.). Commissioned to take the Israelites out of Egypt, Moses led them from his 80th year to his death at… …

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  • 8 REVELATION — REVELATION, an act whereby the hidden, unknown God shows Himself to man. To be sure, this phenomenon belongs to the realm of human reality, but it is experienced by man as coming from God. Phenomenologically, every religion finds its starting… …

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  • 9 Nous — For the philosophy journal, see Noûs. Philosophy …

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  • 10 Kant: Critique of Judgement — Patrick Gardiner Kant’s third Critique, the Critique of Judgement, was published in 1790 and was intended as he himself put it to bring his “entire critical undertaking to a close.” So conceived, it was certainly in part designed to build upon… …

    History of philosophy

  • 11 Imagination — • The faculty of representing to oneself sensible objects independently of an actual impression of those objects on our senses Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Imagination     Imagination …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 12 Al-Farabi — Muslim scholar Abū Naṣr Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad Fārābī[1] Title The Second Teacher[2] …

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  • 13 SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY, JEWISH — Fantasy is a genre of literature in which realistic narratives are disrupted by unnatural or unexplainable events. The term Science Fiction (SF) emerged during the 1930s as a catchall descriptor for a publishing category with roots traceable to… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 14 DREAMS — In the Bible The biblical view of dreams agrees substantially with that held by almost all ancient peoples. Dreams are visions of things actually transpiring on an ultramundane plane, where persons are not bound to bodies or events to specific… …

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  • 15 fantasy — /fan teuh see, zee/, n., pl. fantasies, v., fantasied, fantasying. n. 1. imagination, esp. when extravagant and unrestrained. 2. the forming of mental images, esp. wondrous or strange fancies; imaginative conceptualizing. 3. a mental image, esp.… …

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  • 16 fantasy — fan•ta•sy or phantasy [[t]ˈfæn tə si, zi[/t]] n. pl. sies, 1) imagination, esp. when extravagant and unrestrained 2) the forming of mental images, esp. wondrous or strange fancies; imaginative conceptualizing 3) psl prs the succession of mental… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17 FRANK, JACOB, AND THE FRANKISTS — Jacob Frank (1726–1791) was the founder of a Jewish sect named after him which comprised the last stage in the development of the Shabbatean movement. He was born Jacob b. Judah Leib in Korolowka (Korolevo), a small town in Podolia. His family… …

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  • 18 Akhlaq — ( ar. أخلاق) is an Arabic term referring to the practice of virtue, morality and manners in Islamic theology and falsafah (philosophy). It is most commonly translated in English dictionaries as; disposition, nature, temper, ethics, morals or… …

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  • 19 imagination — n. 1. Conception (united with the faculty of recombining ideas so as to form a new creation), invention, ideality, creative power, plastic power, fancy, fantasy. 2. Imaginative faculty, faculty of original conception, faculty of invention,… …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 20 ADAM — (אָדָם), the first man and progenitor of the human race. The Documentary Hypothesis distinguishes two conflicting stories about the making of man in Scripture (for a contrary view, see U. Cassuto, From Adam to Noah, pp. 71 ff.). In the first… …

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