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imagination

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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
  • a cartoonist needs a fertile imagination in order to create interesting cartoons on demand

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2 the skill and imagination to create new things
  • she lacks the imagination to be anything but an imitator of other directors' cinematic styles

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