- the state or quality of being creative.
- the ability to transcend traditional ideas, rules, patterns, relationships, or the like, and to create meaningful new ideas, forms, methods, interpretations, etc.; originality, progressiveness, or imagination: the need for creativity in modern industry; creativity in the performing arts.
- the process by which one utilizes creative ability: Extensive reading stimulated his creativity.
Origin of creativity
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Word Origin and History for non-creativity
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