Synonyms and Antonyms of creativity
1 the skill and imagination to create new things <the arts and crafts fair showed the remarkable creativity of local artists and artisans> Synonyms cleverness, creativeness, imagination, imaginativeness, ingeniousness, ingenuity, innovativeness, invention, inventiveness, originality Related Words fecundity, fertility, fruitfulness, productiveness, productivity, prolificacy, prolificity, prolificness; capableness, resourcefulness; genius, giftedness, talent; fire, inspiration, muse Near Antonyms dryness, dullness (also dulness)
2 the ability to form mental images of things that either are not physically present or have never been conceived or created by others <while his imaginary friend is a little annoying, you have to admire his creativity in thinking her up> Synonyms contrivance, imagination, fancy, fantasy (also phantasy), ideation, imaginativeness, invention, inventiveness, originalityRelated Words brainstorm, brainstorming, inspiration; fecundity, fertility; ingenuity, resourcefulness; versatility; chimera, daydream, delusion, dream, figment, hallucination, illusion, mind's eye, mirage, phantasm (also fantasm), pipe dream; envisaging, visualizationNear Antonyms literality, literalness
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