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Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of impersonation.

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Examples

  • You might expect comedian Tina Fey to be ubiquitous after the election with her uncanny Palin impersonations.

    These campaign stars helped make presidential politics pop

  • If I say simply -- "The Sorrows," there will be a chance of mistaking the term; it might be understood of individual sorrow -- separate cases of sorrow, -- whereas I want term expressing the mighty abstractions that incarnate themselves in all individual sufferings of man's heart; and I wish to have these abstractions presented as impersonations, that is, as clothed with human attributes of life, and with functions pointing to flesh.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57, No. 357, June, 1845

  • If I say simply, “The Sorrows, ” there will be a chance of mistaking the term; it might be understood of individual sorrow, —separate cases of sorrow, —whereas I want a term expressing the mighty abstractions that incarnate themselves in all individual sufferings of man’s heart; and I wish to have these abstractions presented as impersonations, that is, as clothed with human attributes of life, and with functions pointing to flesh.

    Levana and Our Ladies of Sorrow

  • School is the sand-bank of a girl's life, rather heavy, but supporting the roses of debates and picnics and commencement and expression impersonations like the one Friday night is to be.

    Phyllis

  • He was not lacking in the power to comprehend and portray with marvelous and exquisite delicacy the subtle shades of character that Shakespeare loved to paint, and his impersonations were a delight to the refined scholar as well as the uncultivated backwoodsmen who crowded to his performances.

    Perley's Reminiscences, v. 1-2 of Sixty Years in the National Metropolis

  • How long did it take to perfect that, or was that one of those kind of impersonations thatyou have to know as an actor?

    Hollywood Insider: James Roday and Ally Sheedy talk PSYCH

  • Israeli Jews in particular are singled out in one essay for engaging in "impersonations" of the Nazis in the context of the Intifada.

    Mirroring Evil? No, Mirroring Art Theory

  • Maybe he can go around racking up TV-to-Big Screen roles the way Michael Sheen has been collecting those 'impersonations' of real people.

    /Film

  • At Kovachev's bail hearing, Assistant US Attorney Jonathan Streeter says Dreier paid people that took part in "impersonations" for him up to $100,000 a phone call.

    Stock Broker Fraud Blog

  • "I always test my 'impersonations' when I get a chance of doing so," he said, "upon people who know me well, because if one can completely deceive one's friends it gives much confidence when one comes to serious business.

    The Four Faces A Mystery

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