Definitions for Creativityˌkri eɪˈtɪv ɪ ti, ˌkri ə-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cre•a•tiv•i•tyˌkri eɪˈtɪv ɪ ti, ˌkri ə-(n.)

  1. the state or quality of being creative.

  2. the ability to create meaningful new forms, etc.; originality.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  3. the process of using creative ability.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of creativity:

1870–75

Princeton's WordNet

  1. creativity, creativeness, creative thinking(noun)

    the ability to create

Wiktionary

  1. creativity(Noun)

    The quality or ability to create or invent something.

    His creativity is unsurpassed by his fellow students in the art class.

Freebase

  1. Creativity

    Creativity refers to the phenomenon whereby something new is created which has some kind of subjective value. It is also the qualitative impetus behind any given act of creation, and it is generally perceived to be associated with intelligence and cognition. The range of scholarly interest in creativity includes a multitude of definitions and approaches involving several disciplines; psychology, cognitive science, education, philosophy, technology, theology, sociology, linguistics, business studies, and economics, taking in the relationship between creativity and general intelligence, mental and neurological processes associated with creativity, the relationships between personality type and creative ability and between creativity and mental health, the potential for fostering creativity through education and training, especially as augmented by technology, and the application of creative resources to improve the effectiveness of learning and teaching processes.


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