Synonyms of imagination
1 creativityDictionary • He has a logical mind and a little imagination.
creativity • American art reached a peak of creativity in the 50's and 60's.
vision • The government's lack of vision could have profound economic consequences.
invention • powers of invention and mathematical ability
ingenuity • This task is difficult and may require some ingenuity.
enterprise • His trouble is that he lacks enterprise.
inspiration • A good way of getting inspiration is by looking at others' work.
wit • The information is there for anyone with the wit to use it.
originality • the startling originality of his writing
inventiveness • He has surprised us before with his inventiveness.
2 mind's eyeDictionary • Long before I went there, the place was alive in my imagination.
fancy (old-fashioned, literary)
3 interestDictionary • Italian football captured the imagination of the nation last season.
interest • They will follow the political crisis with interest.
curiosity • Mr Lim was a constant source of curiosity to his neighbours.
fascination • I've had a lifelong fascination with the sea.
idea • Some of his ideas about democracy are entirely his own.
image • The words `Côte d'Azur' conjure up images of sun, sea and sand.
notion • I disagree with the notion that violence on TV causes acts of violence in society.
conception • The symphony is admirable in its conception.
supposition • There's a popular supposition that we're publicly funded.
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conceptionConception is the forming of an idea for something in your mind.
• The symphony is admirable in its conception.
creativityA creative person has the ability to invent and develop original ideas, especially in the arts. (noun)
• American art reached a peak of creativity in the 50's and 60's.
• Mr Lim was a constant source of curiosity to his neighbours.
Thesaurus for imagination from the Collins English Thesaurus
the faculty or action of producing ideas, esp mental images of what is not present or has not been experienced