imaginative imaginative  /ɪ ˈmæ dʒə nə tɪv/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (used of persons or artifacts) marked by independence and creativity in thought or action

Usage(s):

  1. Tolkien's work has enormous imaginative force, but you have to go elsewhere for moral complexity.
  2. Then his troupe invaded Las Vegas, bringing imaginative original productions to the land of showgirls and Elvis impersonators.

News

  1. Ideas in motion: Local choreographer takes her show to Broadway

    Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Leighton Photography: After receiving a prestigious award for her imaginative dance, McKinney resident Bree Hafen is taking her choreographic skills to New York in early August, where her full-length performance will be showcased on Broadway.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Allen American

  2. River Inside the River

    Gregory Orr's twelfth collection of poems is one of this year's most intriguing, imaginative books of verse.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Christian Science Monitor

  3. ‘Urban Decay’ takes over Lorton’s Workhouse

    Street-smart graffiti, wildly imaginative vinyl toys, comic book-, tattoo-, sci fi-, punk- and hip hop-inspired paintings and sculptures — lowbrow art is getting highbrow treatment at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton. And it isn’t the first time.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Fairfax County Times

Quotes

  1. "It seems there has been a rejuvenation of cinema building worldwide; increasingly thoughtful, provocative, moving, and imaginative films by talented filmmakers: that a new generation of filmmaking may have begun," Penn said in the festival's...
    on Jan 3, 2008 By: Sean Penn Source: Reuters UK

  2. "He was sort of like nobody else," said Gore Vidal, who noted that he, Vonnegut and Norman Mailer were among the last writers around who served in World War II. "He was imaginative; our generation of writers didn't go in for imagination very...
    on Apr 11, 2007 By: Gore Vidal Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. In April, Cameron said, "I'm going to be focusing on the ocean on Pandora, which will be equally rich and diverse and crazy and imaginative, but it just won't be a rain forest," about the future sequel.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: James Cameron Source: TheCelebrityCafe.com

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