Imaginative


Imaginative
Imaginative Im*ag"i*na*tive, a. [F. imaginatif.] 1. Proceeding from, and characterized by, the imagination, generally in the highest sense of the word. [1913 Webster]

In all the higher departments of imaginative art, nature still constitutes an important element. --Mure. [1913 Webster]

2. Given to imagining; full of images, fancies, etc.; having a quick imagination; conceptive; creative. [1913 Webster]

Milton had a highly imaginative, Cowley a very fanciful mind. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]

3. Unreasonably suspicious; jealous. [Obs.] --Chaucer. -- {Im*ag"i*na*tive*ly}, adv. -- {Im*ag"i*na*tive*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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