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inventiveness

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Synonyms and Antonyms of inventiveness

  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 the artist's fertile inventiveness allows her to put on canvas landscapes that have never been trod by mortal feet Synonyms contrivance, creativity, fancy, fantasy (also phantasy), ideation, imaginativeness, invention, imagination, 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 the contention that, in order to prosper, cities must attract young, well-educated people of great inventiveness in both the arts and high technology Synonyms cleverness, creativeness, imagination, imaginativeness, ingeniousness, ingenuity, innovativeness, invention, creativity, 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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