Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun imagination

3 senses of imagination

Sense 1
imagination, imaginativeness, vision -- (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")
       => creativity, creativeness, creative thinking -- (the ability to create)

Sense 2
imagination, imaging, imagery, mental imagery -- (the ability to form mental images of things or events; "he could still hear her in his imagination")
       => representational process -- (any basic cognitive process in which some entity comes to stand for or represent something else)

Sense 3
resource, resourcefulness, imagination -- (the ability to deal resourcefully with unusual problems; "a man of resource")
       => inventiveness, ingeniousness, ingenuity, cleverness -- (the power of creative imagination)

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