Examples of mimetic in a Sentence
boys have a tendency toward mimetic behavior, often imitating their fathers at a fairly early age
Recent Examples of mimetic from the Web
Instead, pornography trains us to redirect sexual desire as mimetic desire.
The natural world and the mimetic urge?) is part and parcel of a deeper aesthetic.
His visual descriptions are mimetic—as if the reader’s eye on the page followed a painter’s brush, the falcon reeling and refracted in sunlight painted by Tintoretto, in falling darkness by Rouault.
The aesthetic identity of the game can be elaborated by collecting fragments or mimetic images.
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Origin and Etymology of mimetic
Late Latin mimeticus, from Greek mimētikos, from mimeisthai to imitate, from mimos mime
First Known Use: 1637See Words from the same year
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