Synonyms and Antonyms of originality
the quality or appeal of being new
- The originality of the war memorial sparked a heated controversy, as most people had been expecting something more traditional.
bizarreness, strangeness, unfamiliarity, unusualness
currentness, recentness, up-to-dateness
departure, divergence, innovation, offshoot, shoot
the skill and imagination to create new things
- A poet of great originality, she brought a whole new range of subject matter and imagery to poetry.
fecundity, fertility, fruitfulness, productiveness, productivity, prolificacy, prolificity, prolificness
genius, giftedness, talent
fire, inspiration, muse
the ability to form mental images of things that either are not physically present or have never been conceived or created by others
- a graphic novel that shows a lot of originality on the part of its creator
brainstorm, brainstorming, inspiration
chimera, daydream, delusion, dream, figment, hallucination, illusion, mind's eye, mirage, phantasm (also fantasm), pipe dream