divergent thinking


divergent think·​ing -ˈthiŋk-iŋ How to pronounce divergent thinking (audio)
: creative thinking that may follow many lines of thought and tends to generate new and original solutions to problems compare convergent thinking
divergent thinker noun

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“Divergent thinking.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/divergent%20thinking. Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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