Definition of imagination :
1. A mental image formed by the action of the imagination as a faculty; a conception; a notion.
2. The imagine- making power of the mind; the power to create or reproduce ideally an object of sense previously perceived; the power to call up mental imagines.
3. The power to recombine the materials furnished by experience or memory, for the accomplishment of an elevated purpose; the power of conceiving and expressing the ideal.
4. The representative power; the power to reconstruct or recombine the materials furnished by direct apprehension; the complex faculty usually termed the plastic or creative power; the fancy.
tomography, imagery, visual sense, resource, predilection, humor, imaging, inclination, image, mind, vagary, sight, desire, resourcefulness, sensitivity, thoughtfulness, visual modality, mental imagery, belief, visual sensation, caprice, artistry, acuteness, ingenuity, insight, whim, intelligence, liking, real, fabrication, fancy, mood, imaginativeness, thoughts, conceit
immateriality (part of speech: noun)
imagination (part of speech: noun)
originality (part of speech: noun)
supposition (part of speech: noun)
thought (part of speech: noun)
attention, concentration, cogitation, evaluation, brain work, analysis, debating, wistfulness, intellection, engrossment, meditation, thought, cerebration, deliberation, brooding, consideration, reflection, envisioning, reasoning, calculation, pondering, absorption, lucubration, preoccupation, study, weighing, thinking, appraisal, musing, speculation, contemplation, daydreaming
- Men have so little imagination. - "More About Peggy", Mrs G. de Horne Vaizey.
- Then he said, " I leave that to the imagination." - "Bye-Ways", Robert Smythe Hichens.
- But even now she could not be sure that it was not all imagination- the effect of her own self- consciousness, after what had passed between herself and Laura's lover. - "The Privet Hedge", J. E. Buckrose.