Definition of inventiveness in US English:



  • The quality of being inventive; creativity.

    ‘the inventiveness of the staging’
    ‘his comic inventiveness’
    • ‘This is what inventiveness and creativeness mean: with limited means creating rich and excellent ends.’
    • ‘Alliances with other individuals expose our talents and creative inventiveness.’
    • ‘She remarked on the imagination, inventiveness and creative power of Corina's work.’
    • ‘Today, his comedies are remembered for their level of artistry, inventiveness and trenchant sarcasm.’
    • ‘It is done with all the skill and inventiveness of artists on the New York subway, but this is not turf warfare-this is street politics.’
    creativity, originality, innovation, invention, imagination, imaginativeness, creative power, creative talent, creative gift, fertility, ingeniousness, resourcefulness, enterprise
    originality, innovation, unusualness, freshness, novelty, newness, break with tradition
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