uninventive

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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