Imitability

imitable

[im-i-tuh-buhl]
adjective
capable or worthy of being imitated: She has many good, imitable qualities.

Origin:
1540–50; < Latin imitābilis, equivalent to imitā() to imitate + -bilis -ble

imitability, imitableness, noun
nonimitability, noun
nonimitable, adjective
unimitable, adjective
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imitate (ˈɪmɪˌteɪt)
 
vb
1.  to try to follow the manner, style, character, etc, of or take as a model: many writers imitated the language of Shakespeare
2.  to pretend to be or to impersonate, esp for humour; mimic
3.  to make a copy or reproduction of; duplicate; counterfeit
4.  to make or be like; resemble or simulate: her achievements in politics imitated her earlier successes in business
 
[C16: from Latin imitārī; see image]
 
'imitable
 
adj
 
imita'bility
 
n
 
'imitableness
 
n
 
'imitator
 
n

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