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Synonyms for imaginative
ɪˈmædʒ ə nə tɪv, -ˌneɪ tɪvimag·i·na·tive

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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. imaginative, inventiveadjective

    (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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. imaginativeadjective

    Synonyms:
    inventive, creative, poetical

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "imaginative":

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

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How to use imaginative in a sentence?

  1. Danielle Sutton:

    While children can and do benefit from engaging in imaginative play on their own.

  2. Nathan Kondamuri:

    It was as if no one before had asked kids to describe their ideal pair of glasses, they were very imaginative, asking for polka dots, stripes, super hero designs.

  3. Hazel Doupe:

    Considering that my character is so ill but so imaginative and happy at the same time, it was complicated to portray all the emotions she has, it was an emotional rollercoaster.

  4. Uffe Ellemann-Jensen:

    Boris Johnson's article was very imaginative, the claim that Delors would rule Europe was well out of proportion and was water on the paranoid wave that opponents of the Maastricht Treaty were trying to create.

  5. Jeffrey Flocken:

    The thought that the only way we can come up with to save the species is to kill them -- that, I would say, we are in a situation where there's a paucity of imaginative thinking. instead of killing it, they can be moved to a different area, be used to bring in photo tourism or eco-tourism -- something that doesn't kill the animal. People pay good money to go to Africa to see species like rhinos, and instead of just killing one for a quick monetary gain for a vainglorious American, it can be moved around to a different area if it is a problem with the herd.


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