imagination

[ ih-maj-uh-ney-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF imagination

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IMAGINATION

Moreover, I believe, dearest Eudora, that half your wrongs are in your own imagination.

They are barren, till the imagination has tenanted them with possibilities of danger and dismay.

The miseries of Tasso arose not only from the imagination and the heart.

Hitherto he had heard their voices in the dimness of imagination.

Those who have Imagination live in a land of enchantment which the eyes of others cannot see.

However, I am going to give my imagination rein, and string some rhymes about them.

But his faith in the France of his imagination was not daunted.

It seemed almost too great a stretch for even her imagination.

Since he had no imagination, he could have no real sympathy.

With his lack of imagination, he could not interpret what this time must mean to the girl before him.

WORD ORIGIN

"faculty of the mind which forms and manipulates images," mid-14c., ymaginacion, from Old French imaginacion "concept, mental picture; hallucination," from Latin imaginationem (nominative imaginatio) "imagination, a fancy," noun of action from past participle stem of imaginari (see imagine).

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