- having or characterized by the power of originating; creative.
Origin of originative
Related Words for originativeingenious, new, inventive, original, contemporary, imaginative, gifted, innovative, resourceful, seminal, unusual, unconventional, creative, visionary, productive, prolific, whimsical, fantastic, vivid, offbeat
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Historical Examples of originative
This power we have termed the originative or intuitive faculty.
There was no room for, and no need of, the conception of free, originative thought.Rudolph Eucken
Abel J. Jones
Lombardy, with the exception of Venice, is comparatively barren of originative elements.
What he lacked was depth of feeling, the sense of noble form, the originative force of a great mind.
Youth is daring and originative; middle age is less venturesome, but it possesses, on the other hand, a wider range of experience.