Im*ag"i*na*tive (?), a. [F. imaginatif.]


Proceeding from, and characterized by, the imagination, generally in the highest sense of the word.

In all the higher departments of imaginative art, nature still constitues an important element. Mure.


Given to imagining; full of images, fancies, etc.; having a quick imagination; conceptive; creative.

Milton had a highly imaginative, Cowley a very fanciful mind. Coleridge.


Unreasonably suspicious; jealous.



-- Im*ag"i*na*tive*ly, adv. -- Im*ag"i*na*tive*ness, n.


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