inventive

[in-ven-tiv]
adjective
1.
apt at inventing, devising, or contriving.
2.
apt at creating with the imagination.
3.
having the function of inventing.
4.
pertaining to, involving, or showing invention.

Origin:
1400–50; invent + -ive; replacing late Middle English inventif < Middle French

inventively, adverb
inventiveness, noun
preinventive, adjective
uninventive, adjective
uninventively, adverb
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inventive (ɪnˈvɛntɪv)
 
adj
1.  skilled or quick at contriving; ingenious; resourceful
2.  characterized by inventive skill: an inventive programme of work
3.  of or relating to invention
 
in'ventively
 
adv
 
in'ventiveness
 
n

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Example sentences
However, there are also ways in which they could be done which stimulate
  innovation and reward inventiveness and originality.
It means carefulness and inventiveness and willingness and readiness of
  appliances.
Yet often the same condition eventually ruins their inventiveness and their
  lives.
More evidence for the long-suspected physiological link between inventiveness
  and mental illness.
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