1. 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

Similar word(s): imaginativeness, vision

Definition categories: thought, creativeness, creativity

2. the ability to form mental images of things or events

- he could still hear her in his imagination

Similar word(s): imagery, imaging

Definition categories: thought

3. the ability to deal resourcefully with unusual problems

Similar word(s): resource, resourcefulness

Definition categories: thought, cleverness, ingeniousness, ingenuity, inventiveness

Sentences with imagination as a noun:

- Imagination is one of the most advanced human faculties.

- You think someone's been following you? That's just your imagination.

- His imagination makes him a valuable team member.