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Synonyms for imaginative
ɪˈmædʒ ə nə tɪv, -ˌneɪ tɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. imaginative, inventive(adj)

    (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"

    Synonyms:
    inventive

    Antonyms:
    uncreative

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. imaginative

    That is fanciful which is dictated or suggested by fancy independently of more serious considerations; the fantastic is the fanciful with the added elements of whimsicalness and extravagance. The fanciful swings away from the real or the ordinary lightly and pleasantly, the fantastic extravagantly, the grotesque ridiculously. A fanciful arrangement of objects is commonly pleasing, a fantastic arrangement is striking, a grotesque arrangement is laughable. A fanciful theory or suggestion may be clearly recognized as such; a visionary scheme is erroneously supposed to have a basis in fact. Compare synonyms for DREAM; IDEA; IMAGINATION.

    Synonyms:
    chimerical, fanciful, fantastic, grotesque, visionary

    Antonyms:
    accurate, calculable, calculated, commonplace, literal, ordinary, prosaic, real, reasonable, regular, sensible, solid, sound, sure, true

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. imaginative

    Synonyms:
    creative, conceptive, ideal, poetical, romantic, inventive, original

    Antonyms:
    unimaginative, unpoetical, unromantic, prosaic, matter-of-fact, literal, uninventive

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. imaginative(a.)

    Synonyms:
    inventive, creative, poetical

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    creative, inventive, fanciful, innovative, resourceful, imaginary, ingenious

How to pronounce imaginative?

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How to use imaginative in a sentence?

  1. Northrop Frye:

    It is of the essence of imaginative culture that it transcends the limits both of the naturally possible and of the morally acceptable.

  2. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    A beautiful smile is the prettiest ornament that you can find. Happiness is the prettiest color for your imaginative mind.

  3. Scott Barry Kaufman:

    We did some research looking at inside the brains of creative people as they’re trying to come up with really imaginative things, and what you find is, they’re really good at switching back and forth between two major brain networks.

  4. Manuelito Wheeler:

    This movie is a true classic and we will work hard to uphold the Disney and Pixar standard while giving our Navajo kids an engaging and imaginative way to learn their language.

  5. Builder Wael Hassan:

    The recycled material can be used in drawings and art. It depends on how creative and imaginative every craftsmen is. He can create a piece of art with the recycled material.


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