Synonyms and Antonyms of imaginativeness

  1. 1 the ability to form mental images of things that either are not physically present or have never been conceived or created by others what sets apart geniuses like Thomas Edison and Ben Franklin from the average person is their keen intellect and restless imaginativeness Synonyms contrivance, creativity, fancy, fantasy (also phantasy), ideation, imagination, 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

  2. 2 the skill and imagination to create new things it took exceptional imaginativeness and tireless dedication to invent the airplane Synonyms cleverness, creativeness, imagination, creativity, ingeniousness, ingenuity, innovativeness, invention, inventiveness, originalityRelated Words fecundity, fertility, fruitfulness, productiveness, productivity, prolificacy, prolificity, prolificness; capableness, resourcefulness; genius, giftedness, talent; fire, inspiration, museNear Antonyms dryness, dullness (also dulness)

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