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 for imaginativeness
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Imaginative \Im*ag"i*na*tive\, a. [F. imaginatif.]
     1. Proceeding from, and characterized by, the imagination,
        generally in the highest sense of the word.
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              In all the higher departments of imaginative art,
              nature still constitutes an important element.
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     2. Given to imagining; full of images, fancies, etc.; having
        a quick imagination; conceptive; creative.
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              Milton had a highly imaginative, Cowley a very
              fanciful mind.                        --Coleridge.
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     3. Unreasonably suspicious; jealous. [Obs.] --Chaucer. --
        Im*ag"i*na*tive*ly, adv. -- Im*ag"i*na*tive*ness, n.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  imaginativeness \imaginativeness\ n.
     the capability of imagining; the power of imagination.
     Syn: imagination, vision.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the formation of a mental image of something that is not
           perceived as real and is not present to the senses;
           "popular imagination created a world of demons";
           "imagination reveals what the world could be" [syn:
           imagination, imaginativeness, vision]

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