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  • adj. That cannot be imitated.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Inimitable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Inimitable.


un- +‎ imitable (Wiktionary)


  • So I read Saramago from that first sentence the way you read a writer whose style and technique, however impressive and overall unimitable, still makes sense right away.

    The Elegant Variation:

  • Go in there to wanna-be environmentalists and give them a lifestyle makeover, served up with unimitable FCSGS attitude.

    Google Ain't Green

  • But Falstaff unimitated, unimitable Falstaff, how shall I describe thee?

    Preface to Shakespeare

  • But as the unimitable Pindare often did, so is that kind most capable and most fit, to awake the thoughts from the sleepe of idlenesse, to embrace honourable enterprises.

    Defence of Poesie

  • But as the unimitable Pindar often did, so is that kind most capable and most fit to awake the thoughts from the sleep of idleness, to embrace honorable enterprises.

    The Defense of Poesy

  • It is hard to counterfeit the spirit of majesty, and the unimitable peculiarities of an incommunicable genius and condition.

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. III.

  • But Falstaff, unimitated, unimitable Falstaff, how shall I describe thee! thou compound of sense and vice; of sense which may be admired, but not esteemed; of vice which may be despised, but hardly detested.

    The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 05 Miscellaneous Pieces

  • Arm is unimitable, and your Hand is dazling, fine, small, and plump; long-pointed Fingers, delicately turn'd; dimpl'd on the Snowy out-side, but adorn'd within with Rose, all over the soft Palm.

    The Lady's Looking-Glass, To Dress Herself by: or The Art of Charming

  • I had a set of these presented to me, and I gave 'em to the King's Theater, and it was the dress of the Indian Queen, infinitely admired by persons of quality; and was unimitable.


  • We having here more then half the Book filled with the unparallel'd, if not unimitable, adventures and

    Bucaniers of America:


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