Definition of Inventiveness

1. Noun. The power of creative imagination.

Exact synonyms: Cleverness, Ingeniousness, Ingenuity
Generic synonyms: Creative Thinking, Creativeness, Creativity
Specialized synonyms: Imagination, Resource, Resourcefulness
Derivative terms: Ingenious, Inventive



Definition of Inventiveness

1. Noun. The quality of being inventive; the faculty of inventing. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Inventiveness

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Literary usage of Inventiveness

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... gifts were handicapped by an extreme lack of inventiveness and originality. Unfortunately David's teaching filled him with the belief that high art ..."

2. The Autobiography, Times, Opinions, and Contemporaries of Sir Egerton by Sir Egerton Brydges (1834)
"... Hebrides"—His Latin " Ode on the Isle of Skye "—Improbabilities censured—Proper inventiveness —The mob judge of merit only by success—Chatterton, Burns, ..."

3. Our American Cousins: Being Personal Impressions of the People and by William E. Adams (1883)
"AMERICAN inventiveness—TELEPHONES—THE ELECTRIC LIGHT— NEW YORK SQUARES—CLEVELAND, OHIO—FIRE ALARMS—EFFICIENCY OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENTS—ELEVATORS—HOUSE-MOVINO ..."

4. Cotton Spinning: Its Development, Principles, and Practice by Richard Marsden (1888)
"Cotton; origin of its manufacture; the distaff; the spinning wheel; imperfect development of the Hindoo faculty of inventiveness.—Confinement of the ancient ..."

5. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1861)
"ON THE DIETETIC inventiveness OF HUNGER. [Captain MARCY, in his interesting work ' The Prairie Traveller,' relate that when his party were yet eighteen days ..."

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