Origin of imaginative
Examples from the Web for imaginative
I also had great optimism that Guillermo would be able to realize these creatures in a unique and imaginative way.Vampires without Glitter or Girl Problems: Inside Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Strain’|Andrew Romano|July 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The food here also is delicious and imaginative, but the ambience is 180-degrees different.
Pretending and imaginative play also flourish, and imaginary friends are common companions to young schoolchildren.
Unless Jane becomes more unhinged in coming episodes, she was just an imaginative kid being a kid.
It is such that some of the best cinema demands our imaginative involvement—Robert Bresson comes to mind.Confessions of a Death Camp Collaborator: Claude Lanzmann’s ‘The Last of the Unjust’|Jimmy So|February 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The light in which the world appeared to the older poet was that of common sense strangely blended with imaginative mysticism.The Roman Poets of the Republic|William Young Sellar
She was an imaginative American girl with a sunshiny soul and much vitality who lived in New York.H. R.|Edwin Lefevre
Clare was an imaginative child, and the topic of all her dreams was this mysterious mother whom she had never seen.Clare Avery|Emily Sarah Holt
St. Francis was unlettered, but his mind was poetic and imaginative, his nature gentle and humble.Tuscan Sculpture of the Fifteenth Century|Estelle M. Hurll
I should call it a piece of imaginative literature worthy of Stevenson….Bird Lore, Volume I--1899|Various
British Dictionary definitions for imaginative
Word Origin and History for imaginative
late 14c., ymaginatyf, from Old French imaginatif and directly from Medieval Latin imaginativus, from imaginat-, stem of Latin imaginari (see imagine). Related: Imaginatively; imaginativeness.