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Imaginativeness   Listen
imaginativeness  n.  The capability of imagining; the power of imagination.
Synonyms: imagination, vision.

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"Imaginativeness" Quotes from Famous Books

... destined to no happy childhood is obvious, and it is equally clear that he needed a strong will to overcome not merely material obstacles to progress but also inherited dispositions of such antithetical sort. The father and the mother were at war in his breast. Like the mother in sensitiveness and imaginativeness, he was the son of his father in a stern censoriousness that was quick to ridicule what appeared to be nonsense in others and in himself; but he was the son of his father also in clearness of understanding and devotion to duty as he ...
— The German Classics of The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Vol. VI. • Editor-in-Chief: Kuno Francke

... longer necessary now, except on extremely rare occasions perhaps; and in my heart I knew my foolishness. Why, for those thirty years Lourdes had been in existence! And if I spoke of it at all, I spoke only of hysteria and auto-suggestion and French imaginativeness, and the rest of the nonsense. It is impossible for a Christian who has been at Lourdes ...
— Lourdes • Robert Hugh Benson

Words linked to "Imaginativeness" :   fictitious place, fancy, creativeness, dreaming, imagination, creative thinking, mythical place, phantasy, imaginative, creativity, imaginary creature, dream, vision, fantasy

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