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imagination (n.)

"faculty of the mind which forms and manipulates images," mid-14c., ymaginacion, from Old French imaginacion "concept, mental picture; hallucination," from Latin imaginationem (nominative imaginatio) "imagination, a fancy," noun of action from past participle stem of imaginari "to form an image of, represent"), from imago "an image, a likeness," from stem of imitari "to copy, imitate" (from PIE root *aim- "to copy") 

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Definitions of imagination

imagination (n.)
the formation of a mental image of something that is not perceived as real and is not present to the senses;
popular imagination created a world of demons
imagination reveals what the world could be
Synonyms: imaginativeness / vision
imagination (n.)
the ability to form mental images of things or events;
he could still hear her in his imagination
Synonyms: imaging / imagery / mental imagery
imagination (n.)
the ability to deal resourcefully with unusual problems;
Synonyms: resource / resourcefulness
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