Definition of Imitation. Meaning of Imitation. Synonyms of Imitation
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Definition of Imitation
ImitationImitation Im"i*ta"tion, n. [L. imitatio: cf. F. imitation.]
1. The act of imitating.
Poesy is an art of imitation, . . . that is to say,
a representing, counterfeiting, or figuring forth.
2. That which is made or produced as a copy; that which is
made to resemble something else, whether for laudable or
for fraudulent purposes; likeness; resemblance.
Both these arts are not only true imitations of
nature, but of the best nature. --Dryden.
3. (Mus.) One of the principal means of securing unity and
consistency in polyphonic composition; the repetition of
essentially the same melodic theme, phrase, or motive, on
different degrees of pitch, by one or more of the other
parts of voises. Cf. Canon.
4. (Biol.) The act of condition of imitating another species
of animal, or a plant, or unanimate object. See Imitate,
v. t., 3.
Note: Imitation is often used adjectively to characterize
things which have a deceptive appearance, simulating
the qualities of a superior article; -- opposed to
real or genuine; as, imitation lace; imitation
bronze; imitation modesty, etc.
Meaning of Imitation from wikipedia
imitatio, "a copying, imitation
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an individual observes
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term that carries
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of Life is a 1934 American drama
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Hurst's 1933 novel
- In music, imitation
is the repetition
of a melody
in a polyphonic texture shortly after
its first appearance
in a different
voice. The melody
- The Imitation
(Latin: De Imitatione
Christi) by Thomas
is a Christian devotional
book. It was first composed
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