having the quality or power of .
resulting from originality of thought, expression, etc.; imaginative:
originative; productive (usually followed by of).
Facetious. using or exaggerated or skewed data, information, etc.:
WATCH VIDEO of the 10 most creative ways Hollywood has destroyed the world, from On the Beach to Wall-E.
Apocalypse Now: The 10 Best Ways Hollywood Destroyed the World Shannon Donnelly, The Daily Beast Video November 29, 2009
Two years later, Ghesquière was promoted to creative director and the renaissance began.
Balenciaga and Designer Nicolas Ghesquiere Split Robin Givhan November 4, 2012
Abbas said the talks produced more “creative ideas” than any in the past.
Dear WaPo: Abbas Did Not ‘Reject’ Olmert’s Offer Emily L. Hauser July 9, 2013
It may look like an extra-large double wide, but it is, in fact, a colorful and creative restaurant.
The Ultimate Southern Cheeseburger Created in South Carolina Jane & Michael Stern August 9, 2014
But Chinese leaders are not allowing this creative destruction to occur.
China’s Looming Debt Disaster Gordon G. Chang August 22, 2011
He held that view throughout his creative life, as a great poet must.
William Shakespeare John Masefield
After that, I hope to be able to recreate my creative faculty.
De Profundis Oscar Wilde
If we walked in our garden we felt the creative loam throbbing beneath our feet.
A Daughter of the Middle Border Hamlin Garland
The creative power abating is supplemented by a mechanical process.
In genius, in creative power, he was inferior to many; but in influence he has had no equal among the sages of the world.
Beacon Lights of History, Volume I John Lord
having the ability to create
characterized by originality of thought; having or showing imagination: a creative mind
designed to or tending to stimulate the imagination: creative toys
characterized by sophisticated bending of the rules or conventions: creative accounting
a creative person, esp one who devises advertising campaigns
1670s, “having the quality of creating,” from create + -ive. Of literature, “imaginative,” from 1816, first attested in Wordsworth. Creative writing is attested from 1907. Related: Creatively.
the state or quality of being . 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 ability: Extensive reading stimulated […]
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inclined to find fault or to judge with severity, often too readily. occupied with or skilled in criticism. involving skillful judgment as to truth, merit, etc.; judicial: a critical analysis. of or relating to critics or criticism: critical essays. providing textual variants, proposed emendations, etc.: a critical edition of Chaucer. pertaining to or of the […]
an action or an instance of negligence that is deemed injurious to the public welfare or morals or to the interests of the state and that is legally prohibited. activity and those engaged in it: to fight crime. the habitual or frequent commission of crimes: a life of crime. any offense, serious wrongdoing, or sin. […]