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Creative thinking   /kriˈeɪtɪv θˈɪŋkɪŋ/   Listen
Creative thinking

noun
1.
The ability to create.  Synonyms: creativeness, creativity.






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"Creative thinking" Quotes from Famous Books



... the leading question are closely enough allied that we may well discuss them together. They are both intended to provoke creative thinking. The leading question aims to capitalize on what is already in the pupil's mind in getting him to go one step further to a conclusion we already have in mind. Instead of telling a class of young children that Joseph Smith prayed to the Lord for help in choosing the church to which ...
— Principles of Teaching • Adam S. Bennion

... veined with thought. Some people estimate a writer according to the number of apt sentences imbedded in his work. But who is judge of aptness itself? What is apt for an epigram is not apt for a revolution: the shock of a witty antithesis is related to the healthy stimulus of creative thinking, as a small electrical battery to the terrestrial currents. Well-built rhetorical climaxes, sharp and sudden contrasts, Poor Richard's common-sense, a page boiled down to a sentence, a fresh simile from Nature, a subtle mood projected upon Nature, a swift controversial ...
— The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 75, January, 1864 • Various



Words linked to "Creative thinking" :   power, imaginativeness, flight, innovation, fruitfulness, creativeness, fecundity, inventiveness, divergent thinking, ingeniousness, genius, ability, originative, creative, conception, wizardry, invention, excogitation, ingenuity, imagination, vision, uncreativeness, uncreative, out-of-the-box thinking, design, cleverness



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