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.
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talent, ingenuity, genius, resourcefulness, originality, imagination, cleverness, inventiveness, vision, inspiration
Origin of creativity
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