Medical Dictionary

divergent thinking

noun divergent think·ing \-ˈthiŋk-iŋ\

Medical Definition of DIVERGENT THINKING

:  creative thinking that may follow many lines of thought and tends to generate new and original solutions to problems—compare convergent thinking
divergent think·er \-ər\ noun


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