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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.
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Adv.1.inimitably - in an unreproducible manner; "he has an inimitably verbose style"
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[ɪˈnɪmɪtəblɪ] ADVinimitablemente
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[ɪˈnɪmɪtəblɪ] advin modo inimitabile
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He told it inimitably, but it was the story of a failure.
The world of motor-cars and rural Deans receded inimitably. Water, sky, evergreens, a wind--these things not even the seasons can touch, and surely they lie beyond the intrusion of man?
He recalled with pleasure the amusing way in which her nose, long like all the Otway noses, seemed to extend itself into the flute, as if she were some inimitably graceful species of musical mole.
Again I changed my dress, again I sat in the window, and again I laughed very heartily at the funny stories of which my employer had an immense répertoire, and which he told inimitably. Then he handed me a yellow-backed novel, and moving my chair a little sideways, that my own shadow might not fall upon the page, he begged me to read aloud to him.
What's amazing, though, is how a great film photograph can withstand digitization and still maintain many of its evocative and inimitably analog qualities.
The song can inimitably improve performance during the working hours everywhere- from trucking companies to elevators, caller tunes, and during call waits and is available across all streaming platforms widely available on the internet.
Cooley and his colleagues became fascinated by the possible emotional progression of Woody (inimitably voiced by Tom Hanks), the toy sheriff who has always been loyal to his assigned child.
Cooley and his colleagues became fascinated by the possible emotional progression of Woody (inimitably voiced by Tom Hanks), the spindly toy sheriff who has always been loyal to his assigned child.
Crossing between Moscow and Western Europe, Goncharova used her modernist training to explore nascent artistic movements, enmeshing her inimitably slavic style with the rapidity and restlessness of Italian futurism, which called upon artists to embrace the dynamism of modernity (and later, fascism).
On the side of the vehicle precise feature lines and muscular surfaces produce an inimitably Sensual Purity, a hallmark of the Mercedes-Benz Design.
Not coincidentally, these are the skills most likely to be "future proof." As automation and artificial intelligence (AI) advance, the jobs that will remain will be those that depend on inimitably human skills: creativity, empathy, intellectual flexibility.
Touring the Czech Republic and Poland as a journalist for a TV travel series, Zafra documents her "rambles" in her inimitably amusing way, montage-ing observations and actual experiences with her expansive recall of books and films.