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Definition of Imaginative

Imaginative

  1. Proceeding from, and characterized by, the imagination, generally in the highest sense of the word.
  2. Given to imagining; full of images, fancies, etc.; having a quick imagination; conceptive; creative.
  3. Unreasonably suspicious; jealous.

Imaginative Quotations

Learning a foreign language, and the culture that goes with it, is one of the most useful things we can do to broaden the empathy and imaginative sympathy and cultural outlook of children.
Michael Gove

Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.
Cecil Beaton

When I was seven or eight years old, I began to read the science-fiction magazines that were brought by guests into my grandparents' boarding house in Waukegan, Illinois. Those were the years when Hugo Gernsback was publishing 'Amazing Stories,' with vivid, appallingly imaginative cover paintings that fed my hungry imagination.
Ray Bradbury

It will be found, in fact, that the ingenious are always fanciful, and the truly imaginative never otherwise than analytic.
Edgar Allan Poe

A string of excited, fugitive, miscellaneous pleasures is not happiness; happiness resides in imaginative reflection and judgment, when the picture of one's life, or of human life, as it truly has been or is, satisfies the will, and is gladly accepted.
George Santayana
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Imaginative Translations

imaginative in German is erfinderisch, phantasievoll
imaginative in Norwegian is fantasifull
imaginative in Spanish is imaginativo
imaginative in Swedish is fantasirik, fantasifull
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