Associations to the word «Imitation»


IMITATION, noun. The act of imitating.
IMITATION, noun. A copy.
IMITATION VANILLA, noun. Synthetically produced vanillin, used in place of vanilla extract from vanilla beans.

Dictionary definition

IMITATION, noun. The doctrine that representations of nature or human behavior should be accurate imitations.
IMITATION, noun. Something copied or derived from an original.
IMITATION, noun. Copying (or trying to copy) the actions of someone else.
IMITATION, noun. A representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect.
IMITATION, adjective. Not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article; "it isn't fake anything; it's real synthetic fur"; "faux pearls"; "false teeth"; "decorated with imitation palm leaves"; "a purse of simulated alligator hide".

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca