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See definition of mimesis on Dictionary.com
  • as inmimicry
  • as inimitation

synonyms for mimesis

  • pastiche
  • apery
  • camouflage
  • caricature
  • imitation
  • parody
  • posture
  • mimetism
  • mimicking
  • mocking
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How to use mimesis in a sentence

Never, never in my life before did I dream that dramatic art, poetry, and mimesis could attain to such ideal splendour.
MEMOIRSCHARLES GODFREY LELAND
The habit of this mimesis of the thing desired, is set up, and ritual begins.
ANCIENT ART AND RITUALJANE ELLEN HARRISON
This is the true mimesis—the re-creation or fresh creation of fictitious reality.
THE ENGLISH NOVELGEORGE SAINTSBURY
Even Plato, the supposed father of idealism, does not make the mimesis absolutely unreal.
CATHOLIC WORLD, VOL. XI, APRIL 1870-SEPTEMBER 1870VARIOUS
Neither Plato nor Mr. Emerson recognizes any causative force in the mimesis.
CATHOLIC WORLD, VOL. XI, APRIL 1870-SEPTEMBER 1870VARIOUS
The enemy that eats you is not the only one to be deceived; mimesis must also play its colour-tricks on him whom you have to eat.
THE MASON-BEESJ. HENRI FABRE
Now go and practice your mimesis in order to receive a welcome from the Anthophora or the Chalicodoma!
THE MASON-BEESJ. HENRI FABRE
What they felt was not mimesis but “participation,” unity, and community.
ANCIENT ART AND RITUALJANE ELLEN HARRISON
Whence this neglect to practise mimesis, 'protective mimicry'?
THE MASON-BEESJ. HENRI FABRE
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