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1. mimesis

noun. the imitative representation of nature and human behavior in art and literature.

Antonyms

  • wellness

Etymology

  • μίμησις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • μιμεῖσθαι (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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2. mimesis

noun. any disease that shows symptoms characteristic of another disease.

Synonyms

  • hysterical neurosis
  • hysteria

Antonyms

  • doctrine
  • philosophical system
  • pattern

Etymology

  • μίμησις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • μιμεῖσθαι (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. mimesis

noun. the representation of another person's words in a speech.

Synonyms

  • quotation
  • quote

Antonyms

  • natural
  • philosophy
  • ism

Etymology

  • μίμησις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • μιμεῖσθαι (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

Example sentences of the word mimesis


1. Noun, singular or mass
Since Plato applied the mimetic theory on literature and separated it from narrative, mimesis has been given a very clear literary meaning.

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