creative

Do you like to make art? Do you like to write? Would you like to design clothes or buildings? Then you are a creative person.

Creative has to do with new things coming into being: creative is the opposite of destructive. Art class and art schools are good places to be creative. All the artists in a place are known as the "creative community." But being creative isn't just about art — to make anything new or come up with any kind of an idea takes creativity and is therefore creative. Whenever you're making something worthwhile, you're being creative.

Definitions of creative
  1. adjective
    having the ability or power to create, especially something new or imaginative
    “a creative imagination”
    synonyms: originative
    fanciful, notional, whimsical
    indulging in or influenced by fancy
    fictive
    capable of imaginative creation
    imaginative, inventive
    (used of persons or artifacts) marked by independence and creativity in thought or action
    yeasty
    exuberantly creative
    original
    being or productive of something fresh and unusual; or being as first made or thought of
    productive
    producing or capable of producing (especially abundantly)
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    Antonyms:
    uncreative
    not creative
    sterile, unimaginative, uninspired, uninventive
    deficient in originality or creativity; lacking powers of invention
    unoriginal
    not original; not being or productive of something fresh and unusual
    unproductive
    not producing or capable of producing
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  2. adjective
    promoting construction or creation
    creative work”
    Synonyms:
    constructive
    constructing or tending to construct or improve or promote development
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