inimitable


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in·im·i·ta·ble

 (ĭ-nĭm′ĭ-tə-bəl)
adj.
Defying imitation; matchless.

[Middle English, from Latin inimitābilis : in-, not; see in-1 + imitābilis, imitable (from imitārī, to imitate; see aim- in Indo-European roots).]

in·im′i·ta·bil′i·ty, in·im′i·ta·ble·ness n.
in·im′i·ta·bly adv.

inimitable

(ɪˈnɪmɪtəbəl)
adj
incapable of being duplicated or imitated; unique
inˌimitaˈbility, inˈimitableness n
inˈimitably adv

in•im•i•ta•ble

(ɪˈnɪm ɪ tə bəl)

adj.
incapable of being imitated or copied; surpassing imitation; matchless.
[1525–35; < Latin inimitābilis]
in•im`i•ta•bil′i•ty, in•im′i•ta•ble•ness, n.
in•im′i•ta•bly, adv.

inimitable

- Means "unique; incapable of being imitated."
See also related terms for incapable.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inimitable - defying imitation; matchless; "an inimitable style"
irreproducible, unreproducible - impossible to reproduce or duplicate

inimitable

Translations

inimitable

[ɪˈnɪmɪtəbl] ADJinimitable

inimitable

[ɪˈnɪmɪtəbəl] adjinimitable

inimitable

inimitable

[ɪˈnɪmɪtəbl] adjinimitabile
References in classic literature ?
Weston some inimitable figurepieces in her drawingroom, at Randalls?
The experience of her, thus gained, has revived an idea in my mind which originally occurred to me at one of the "At Homes" of the late inimitable Charles Mathews, comedian.
In poetry, they must be allowed to excel all other mortals; wherein the justness of their similes, and the minuteness as well as exactness of their descriptions, are indeed inimitable.
We slander ourselves," he said with inimitable craft; "we are as virtuous as that beautiful biblical girl whose name we bear; we can always marry as we please, but we are thirsty for Paris, where charming creatures--and we are no fool--get rich without trouble.
The record, then, of Melville's escape from the Dolly, otherwise the Acushnet, the sojourn of his companion Toby and himself in the Typee Valley on the island of Nukuheva, Toby's mysterious disappearance, and Melville's own escape, is fully given in the succeeding pages; and rash indeed would he be who would enter into a descriptive contest with these inimitable pictures of aboriginal life in the 'Happy Valley.
A fine, powerful voice aroused them from their momentary silence, as it rang under the branches of the trees, singing the following words of that inimitable doggerel, whose verses, if extended, would reach from the Caters of the Connecticut to the shores of Ontario.
Our Agatha was inimitable, and the duke was thought very great by many.
It is too little, sire," replied D'Artagnan, with inimitable seriousness.
When he had been enlightened, he turned to Newman with an inimitable elderly grace.
They all took after the king, too, in being large, corpulent, oily men, as well as inimitable jokers.
She could not do so, without comparing herself with Miss Larolles, the inimitable Miss Larolles; but still she did it, and not with much happier effect; though by what seemed prosperity in the shape of an early abdication in her next neighbours, she found herself at the very end of the bench before the concert closed.
and Andrew Galloway, the world-famous Braces King, the inventor and proprietor of the inimitable 'Tried and Proven', was her brother.