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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. Ginnifer Goodwin:

    Thus far, that has been really easy for us with our lifestyle, he is like the most imaginative 9-month old on the planet. He reads books like you wouldn't believe.

  2. Steve Carlsen:

    Christ Church Cathedral comes down to something so simple : can we make a compassionate, imaginative leap of putting ourselves in another's shoes.

  3. 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.

  4. L. Frank Baum:

    Imagination has brought mankind through the dark ages to its present state of civilization. Imagination led Columbus to discover America. Imagination led Franklin to discover electricity. Imagination has given us the steam engine, the telephone, the talking-machine, and the automobile, for these things had to be dreamed of before they became realities. So I believe that dreams--daydreams, you know, with your eyes wide open and your brain machinery whizzing--are likely to lead to the betterment of the world. The imaginative child will become the imaginative man or woman most apt to invent, and therefore to foster, civilization.

  5. 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.

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