(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"
having a lively or creative imagination
tending to be fanciful or inventive
false or imagined
proceeding from, and characterized by, the imagination, generally in the highest sense of the word
given to imagining; full of images, fancies, etc.; having a quick imagination; conceptive; creative
unreasonably suspicious; jealous
Origin: [F. imaginatif.]
Imaginative is the second full-length album by Swedish progressive rock band Waterclime. It was released on 19 October 2007 and produced, mixed and mastered by Mr V at Waves Studios in 2007.
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Rank popularity for the word 'imaginative' in Adjectives Frequency: #1010
The numerical value of imaginative in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of imaginative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
No writer has an imaginative power richer than what the streets offer.
Income tax returns are the most imaginative fiction being written today.
Truth is hard-hearted and unrelenting, too clear, precise; a lie is much more imaginative.
The ingenious are always fanciful, and the truly imaginative never otherwise than analytic.
It becomes a bore doing imaginative books that do not touch imaginations, and at length one stops even planning them.
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- واسع الخيالArabic
- imaginatiuCatalan, Valencian
- kekseliäs, mielikuvituksellinen, keksittyFinnish
- imaginatif, imaginaireFrench
- mac-meanmnachScottish Gaelic
- obdarzony wyobraźniąPolish
- giàu tưởng tượngVietnamese
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