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The formation of a mental image of something that is not perceived as real and is not present to the senses.  Synonyms: imagination, vision.  "Imagination reveals what the world could be"

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"Imaginativeness" Quotes from Famous Books

... VIGNY.—Alfred de Vigny was the most philosophical of these three great poets, though inferior to the other two in creative imaginativeness. He meditated deeply on the existence of evil on earth, on the misfortunes of man, and the sadness of life, and his most despairing songs, which were also his most beautiful, left a profound echo in the hearts of his contemporaries. Some of his poems, such as The ...
— Initiation into Literature • Emile Faguet

... and complaisant Milly, in her character of widow, took delight in going to his grave every day, and indulging in sorrow which was a positive luxury to her. She placed fresh flowers on his grave, and so keen was her emotional imaginativeness that she almost believed herself to have been his wife indeed as she walked to and fro in her garb of woe. One afternoon, Milly being busily engaged in this labour of love at the grave, Lady Caroline passed outside the churchyard wall with some of ...
— A Group of Noble Dames • Thomas Hardy

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

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