Adjective "Imitation" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Imitation


    Definition:

    1. a result or product of imitating.

    2. the act of imitating.

    3. a counterfeit; copy.

    4. a literary composition that imitates the manner or subject of another author or work.

    5. Biology. mimicry.

    6. Psychology. the performance of an act whose stimulus is the observation of the act performed by another person.

    7. Sociology. the copying of patterns of activity and thought of other groups or individuals.

    8. Art. (in Aristotelian aesthetics) the representation of an object or an action

    Examples:

    "firearms can be imitation."

    "tasks can be imitation."

    "tombs can be imitation."

    "guns can be imitation."

    "pearls can be imitation."

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