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imaginativeness

[ ih-maj-uh-nuh-tiv, -ney-tiv ]SEE DEFINITION OF imaginativeness

Synonyms for imaginativeness

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Antonyms for imaginativeness

  • certainty
  • concrete
  • death
  • fact
  • ignorance
  • inability
  • reality
  • truth
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The quality and imaginativeness of these frescoes has been termed one of the great contributions to European religious art.

Power in action requires some largeness and imaginativeness of vision.

How their imaginativeness is limited by their artificiality!

He did not know how cheap this accomplishment is, and took it for sensibility, imaginativeness, and even originality.

Neither laudanum nor imaginativeness can be held accountable for this declaration of a resolve to write a deceptive letter.

The word hysteria carries an innuendo of imaginativeness or occasionally of affection of the sexual organs that is unfortunate.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., ymaginatyf, from Old French imaginatif and directly from Medieval Latin imaginativus, from imaginat-, stem of Latin imaginari (see imagine). Related: Imaginatively; imaginativeness.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR IMAGINATIVENESS

creativeness

nouncreativity
  • cleverness
  • genius
  • imagination
  • imaginativeness
  • ingeniousness
  • ingenuity
  • inspiration
  • invention
  • inventiveness

fantasies

nounimagination, dream
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