Definition of creativity in English:

creativity

noun

mass noun
  • The use of imagination or original ideas to create something; inventiveness.

    ‘firms are keen to encourage creativity’
    • ‘Was the painter inspired by his own creativity or by what the critics told him to paint?’
    • ‘I knew he was a talented guy, but I was not prepared for the actual creativity and heart of this story.’
    • ‘You can discipline them all you like but you need creativity and flair as well.’
    • ‘Working in an office can suck out all of the energy and creativity in your system.’
    • ‘This is the environment into which so many people have invested so much energy and creativity.’
    • ‘We owe it to them to make sure they get a fair return for their creativity, flair and inspiration.’
    • ‘The determination, spirit and creativity of the strikers has been a real inspiration.’
    • ‘You make a big difference at home and at work as you bring creativity and inspiration.’
    • ‘Did either of these more liberal political climates lead to a surge of impassioned creativity?’
    • ‘The winners have shown great creativity, honesty and passion through their work.’
    • ‘It is the vibrant silence of pure creativity awaiting to burst forth in a wild joy that is the true human spirit.’
    • ‘Energising colours in the bedroom also inspire mental activity and creativity.’
    • ‘The first barrier is the lack of imagination and creativity in resourcing in schools.’
    • ‘After this brief period of intense poetic creativity, however, there was a long hiatus.’
    • ‘It is right to seek both excellence and creativity, as many good schools already demonstrate.’
    • ‘It shows us just what can be achieved when the creativity that is latent in people is drawn out.’
    • ‘It was a glimpse into his imaginative world and some of the sources of his creativity.’
    • ‘Movements provide most of the energy and creativity involved in great challenges to our rulers.’
    • ‘This list is by no means exhaustive and is limited only by the boundaries of technology and creativity.’
    • ‘A young jazz singer has taken creativity to new lengths as she gears up to perform for millions of people.’
    inventiveness, imagination, imaginativeness, innovation, innovativeness, originality, individuality
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Pronunciation

creativity

/ˌkriːeɪˈtɪvɪti/