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Adjective
/iˈmaj(ə)nətiv/,
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Having or showing creativity or inventiveness,
  1. Having or showing creativity or inventiveness
    • - making imaginative use of computer software
    • - he was imaginative beyond all other architects

  1. (used of persons or artifacts) marked by independence and creativity in thought or action; "an imaginative use of material"; "the invention of the knitting frame by another ingenious English clergyman"- Lewis Mumford; "an ingenious device"; "had an inventive turn of mind"; "inventive ceramics"
  2. (imaginatively) with imagination; "the room was decorated very imaginatively"
  3. (imaginativeness) imagination: the formation of a mental image of something that is not perceived as real and is not present to the senses; "popular imagination created a world of demons"; "imagination reveals what the world could be"
  4. (imagination) the ability to form mental images of things or events; "he could still hear her in his imagination"
  5. (imagination) resource: the ability to deal resourcefully with unusual problems; "a man of resource"
  6. Imaginative is the second full-length album by Swedish progressive rock band Waterclime. It was released on October 19, 2007 and produced, mixed and mastered by Mr V at Waves Studios in 2007.
  7. Imagination, also called the faculty of imagining, is the ability of forming mental images, sensations and concepts, in a moment when they are not perceived through sight, hearing or other senses. Imagination is the work of the mind that helps create. ...
  8. (Imagination!) Imagination! (formerly The Journey Into Imagination pavilion) is a pavilion on the western side of "Future World", one of two themed areas of Epcot, a theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida USA. It holds various imagination-based attractions. ...
  9. (Imagination (band)) Imagination were a three piece British soul and dance band, who came to prominence in the early 1980s. They had chart hits in twenty eight countries, earning four platinum discs, nine gold discs and over a dozen silver discs around the world between 1981 and 1983.
  10. (Imagination (Belouis Some song)) "Imagination" is a 1985 single by British New Wave artist Belouis Some, from his 1985 debut album Some People. The song reached #17 on the UK Singles Chart in early 1986, and remains his biggest hit to date.
  11. (Imagination (Billy Eckstine album)) Imagination is a 1958 album recorded by Billy Eckstine. It was released under the EmArcy label.
  12. (Imagination (Brian Wilson album)) Imagination is Brian Wilson's fourth solo album, and his second release of new original studio material. It was issued in 1998 on Giant Records and distributed by Warner Music.
  13. having a lively or creative imagination; tending to be fanciful or inventive; false or imagined
  14. (imagination) the faculty responsible for forming concepts out of the 'manifold of intuition' and for synthesizing intuitions with concepts to form objects which are ready to be judged.
  15. (29. Imagination) A mind once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
  16. (10. Imagination) You may try to use many strategies as stated previously to understand new words, but sometimes you still can’t understand. You can use your imagination in that case. Read the following passage and try to imagine how a father felt when his child got D or F grades.
  17. (IMAGINATION) That part of the mind that allows for the creation of images to bring us closer to solving a problem or to express more fully our true nature.
  18. (IMAGINATION) While they often excel at learning facts and figures, people with Asperger’s find it hard to think in abstract ways. This can cause problems for children in school where they may have difficulty with certain subjects such as English or creative writing.
  19. (IMAGINATION) by Susan Gray, Lower Elementary Directress
  20. (Imagination) (1) the one weapon in the war against reality. (2) a warehouse of facts, with poet and liar in joint ownership.
  21. (Imagination) An alternate rendering of the Greek dianoia or deep thought. This is the display area where past experiences are remembered. Dreams of the heart and visions of the spirit are shown and processed here. ...
  22. (Imagination) Children with autism do not engage in spontaneous pretend play in the ways that typically-developing children do, engaging instead in repetitive and sometimes obsessional activities. Adults with autism often show little interest in fiction. ...
  23. (Imagination) Coleridge calls it "the shaping and modifying power" which enables a new reality to come into being. Shakespeare writes, "As imagination bodies forth / The forms of things unknown, the poets' pen / Turns them to shapes and gives to airy nothing / A local habitation and a name. ...
  24. (Imagination) That component of intelligence which generates Information independently of the Sensors. Imagined events are used to complete the pattern of sensed events so that there are no inconsistencies. ...
  25. (Imagination) The ability to consider what may be possible, in real life, as well as in fantasy. This definition should be taken to heart in education, which is especially likely to think that while imagination is to be encouraged, this only means making up stories, or thinking up what is ...