imitative

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  • He is the most native and the least imitative of all our fiction writers. Cited from Short-Stories, by Various, Ed. by L. A. Pittenger
  • For the same reason he was imitative in style and mode of thought. Cited from Daniel Webster, by Henry Cabot Lodge
  • The arts through which she gave her message to the world were visible and imitative. Cited from Reviews, by Oscar Wilde
  • Only after his death did the secret of his imitative foolishness come to light.
  • Much more is seen when the meaning of imitative Voice Culture is understood. Cited from The Psychology of Singing, by David C. Taylor
  • Besides this there are many forms of animal play which are not imitative at all. Cited from The Story of the Mind, by James Mark Baldwin
  • After the first year imitative movements are more readily learned than before. Cited from Scientific American Sup. No. 358, by Various
  • At last, however, this imitative school began to prove too much. Cited from Wordsworth, by F. W. H. Myers
  • She was imitative, like most children, and had some very old-fashioned ways of speech. Cited from St. George and St. Michael, by G. MacDonald
  • The second result of this imitative learning about personality is of equal importance. Cited from The Story of the Mind, by James Mark Baldwin
  • There is no other phrase that describes so well the result of these imitative efforts. Cited from Punch, Vol. 103, Sep. 24, 1892, ed. by Sir Francis Burnand
  • Non-imitative pieces in the collection also have a fair share of interesting characteristics.
  • There is a good deal in this point; most games are imitative in so far as they are learned at all. Cited from The Story of the Mind, by James Mark Baldwin
  • After all, what one asks of art is something different from imitative illusion. Cited from French Art, by W. C. Brownell
  • Action only becomes imitative at a somewhat later stage. Cited from The Nervous Child, by Hector Charles Cameron
  • Further than this retrogressive and imitative movement he never seemed to go. Cited from Varied Types, by G. K. Chesterton
  • The reason why the beautiful is not always the result is because so many women are ignorant or merely imitative. Cited from Women and the Alphabet, by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
  • All use of language is imitative, and one's style is made up of all other styles that one has met. Cited from Story of My Life, by Helen Keller
  • This has led to their being associated with the other embryonic imitative forms cited above.
  • It is this imitative trend which often makes it hard to judge a young player's work. Cited from Violin Mastery, by Frederick H. Martens
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Words starting with imitative

Meaning of imitative

  • adjective Marked by or given to imitation
    acting is an imitative art, man is an imitative being