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ideation

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  1. the ability to form mental images of things that either are not physically present or have never been conceived or created by others <caregivers are trained to watch for signs of depression and suicidal ideation—some patients are likely to put their fantasies to action> Synonyms contrivance, creativity, fancy, fantasy (also phantasy), imagination, 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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