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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Imaginative \Im*ag"i*na*tive\, adjective [F. imaginatif.]

1. Proceeding from, and characterized by, the imagination, generally in the highest sense of the word.

In all the higher departments of imaginative art, nature still constitutes an important element. --Mure.

2. Given to imagining; full of images, fancies, etc.; having a quick imagination; conceptive; creative.

Milton had a highly imaginative, Cowley a very fanciful mind. --Coleridge.

3. Unreasonably suspicious; jealous. [Obs.] --Chaucer. -- {Im*ag"i*na*tive*ly}, adverb -- {Im*ag"i*na*tive*ness}, noun

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

imaginative

adjective

1: (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" [syn: {imaginative}, {inventive}]


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