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

synonyms for mimesis

  • clone
  • impersonation
  • impression
  • mimicry
  • parody
  • reflection
  • replica
  • reproduction
  • Xerox
  • apery
  • copy
  • counterfeit
  • counterpart
  • ditto
  • dupe
  • duplicate
  • duplication
  • ersatz
  • fake
  • forgery
  • image
  • likeness
  • match
  • mime
  • mockery
  • parallel
  • phony
  • picture
  • resemblance
  • ringer
  • semblance
  • sham
  • simulacrum
  • takeoff
  • transcription
  • travesty
  • aping
  • carbon copy
  • counterfeiting
  • echoing
  • matching
  • mirroring
  • paralleling
  • paraphrasing
  • parroting
  • patterning
  • representing

antonyms for mimesis

MOST RELEVANT
  • original
  • difference
  • opposite
  • reality
  • seriousness
  • solemnity
  • reverse
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    How to use mimesis in a sentence

    In some instances, extreme mimesis of biological characteristics highlights the desire for a perfect copy, indistinguishable from the born original.
    ANCIENT ROBOTS WERE OBJECTS OF FANTASY AND FUNE. R. TRUITT/MIT PRESS READERNOVEMBER 30, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
    Yet, at the same time, the emphasis on extreme mimesis highlights the artifice of the robot, how it is emphatically not-born.
    ANCIENT ROBOTS WERE OBJECTS OF FANTASY AND FUNE. R. TRUITT/MIT PRESS READERNOVEMBER 30, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
    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
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

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