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Definition of Imagination


  1. The imagine-making power of the mind; the power to create or reproduce ideally an object of sense previously perceived; the power to call up mental imagines.
  2. The representative power; the power to reconstruct or recombine the materials furnished by direct apprehension; the complex faculty usually termed the plastic or creative power; the fancy.
  3. The power to recombine the materials furnished by experience or memory, for the accomplishment of an elevated purpose; the power of conceiving and expressing the ideal.
  4. A mental image formed by the action of the imagination as a faculty; a conception; a notion.
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Imagination Translations

imagination in Afrikaans is verbeelding
imagination in Dutch is inbeelding, verbeelding
imagination in German is Vorstellung, Einbildung
imagination in Norwegian is innbilning, fantasi
imagination in Swedish is inbillning, fantasi