Inimitableness
Inimitable In*im"i*ta*ble, a. [L. inimitabilis: cf. F. inimitable. See {In-} not, and {Imitable}.] Not capable of being imitated, copied, or counterfeited; beyond imitation; surpassingly excellent; matchless; unrivaled; exceptional; unique; as, an inimitable style; inimitable eloquence. ``Inimitable force.'' --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

Performing such inimitable feats. --Cowper. -- {In*im"i*ta*ble*ness}, n. -- {In*im"i*ta*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]


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  • inimitableness — noun see inimitable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inimitableness — See inimitability. * * * …   Universalium

  • inimitableness — in·im·i·ta·ble·ness …   English syllables

  • inimitableness — noun see inimitable * * * inimitabilˈity or inimˈitableness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑inimitable …   Useful english dictionary

  • Inimitability — In*im i*ta*bil i*ty, n. The quality or state of being inimitable; inimitableness. Norris. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inimitable — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin inimitabilis, from in + imitabilis imitable Date: 15th century not capable of being imitated ; matchless < her own inimitable style > • inimitableness noun • inimitably adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inimitable — inimitability, inimitableness, n. inimitably, adv. /i nim i teuh beuhl/, adj. incapable of being imitated or copied; surpassing imitation; matchless. [1525 35; < L inimitabilis. See IN 3, IMITABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • perfection — n 1. ideal, ideality, inimitability, inimitableness, incomparability, incomparableness; superiority, extraordinariness, preeminence, superemi nence, transcendence, sublimity, infinity; goodness, holiness, virtue. 2. completeness, entirety,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • supremacy — n 1. paramountcy, preeminence, preponderance, preponderancy, superiority, ascendance, ascendancy, transcendence, transcendency; primacy, superlativeness, excellence, capitalness, sublimeness; peerlessness, matchlessness, incomparability, incom… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • inimitable — /ɪˈnɪmɪtəbəl / (say i nimituhbuhl) adjective incapable of being imitated; surpassing imitation: *The only product besides wool that Australia has anything like a corner in is her inimitable accent and nobody is likely to want to take that off our …   Australian English dictionary

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