Synonyms and Antonyms of INVENTION

something (as a device) created for the first time through the use of the imagination <his clever invention made people's lives easier>
something that is the product of the imagination <unsurprisingly, the story about being kidnapped by aliens was pure invention>
Synonyms fable, fabrication, fantasy (also phantasy), figment, invention
Near Antonyms actuality, realness
the ability to form mental images of things that either are not physically present or have never been conceived or created by others <a writer with great invention, she is able to create on the page worlds that don't exist but certainly seem like they could>
Near Antonyms literality, literalness
the skill and imagination to create new things <a person of seemingly endless invention, Thomas Edison held a world-record 1,093 patents>
Near Antonyms dryness, dullness (also dulness)


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