Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality of being inventive; the faculty of inventing.

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  • noun The quality of being inventive; the faculty of inventing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the power of creative imagination

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Examples

  • Your inventiveness is admirable, but some of the recent ones are not really Venn diagrams.

    Magic 8-ball says: go for it.

  • Morrow’s inventiveness is beguiling, as are his delight in Western philosophy and his concern for the sorry state of the world.

    The Philosopher's Apprentice by James Morrow: Book summary

  • I am amazed by the abilities of bloggers like Norbizness, General J.C. Christian, and The Commissar who have raised the level of satire, parody, and just plain inventiveness to a level I can only marvel at.

    I'm Not That Good

  • This spirit of inventiveness is not limited to art.

    Marianne Carlson and the Maestros del Arte

  • Human inventiveness is unlimited and while we should try to make fraud harder to commit we will never be able to eliminate it.

    2006 Investment Outlook

  • This spirit of inventiveness is not limited to art.

    Marianne Carlson and the Maestros del Arte

  • Underlying the wit and visual inventiveness is an unmistakable moral: that the dehumanizing architecture of the sort seen in Russian cities in the 1980s and 1990s, and elsewhere around the globe, takes a sinister toll.

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • Underlying the wit and visual inventiveness is an unmistakable moral: that the dehumanizing architecture of the sort seen in Russian cities in the 1980s and 1990s, and elsewhere around the globe, takes a sinister toll.

    Brodsky & Utkin

  • Whatever its faults, no other system even comes close to it in inventiveness, productiveness, and in the achievement of widespread distribution.

    Corporate Power and Public Purpose

  • Obviously, once again, Nature has preceded man in inventiveness and may help him with her millions of years of experience in his daily struggle for life.

    The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1978 - Presentation Speech

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