What does inimitable mean?

Definitions for inimitableɪˈnɪm ɪ tə bəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inimitable(adj)

    defying imitation; matchless

    "an inimitable style"


  1. inimitable(Adjective)

    beyond imitation, surpassing all others, matchless

  2. Origin: From inimitabilis, corresponding to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inimitable(adj)

    not capable of being imitated, copied, or counterfeited; beyond imitation; surpassingly excellent; matchless; unrivaled; exceptional; unique; as, an inimitable style; inimitable eloquence

  2. Origin: [L. inimitabilis: cf. F. inimitable. See In- not, and Imitable.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Inimitable

    in-im′it-a-bl, adj. that cannot be imitated: surpassingly excellent.—ns. Inimitabil′ity, Inim′itableness, the quality of being inimitable.—adv. Inim′itably.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inimitable in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inimitable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Robert Bresson:

    The true is inimitable, the false untransformable.

  2. Loretta Lynch:

    We do try and focus more on what people do as opposed to the inimitable characteristic of who they are, i'm sure there will be a lot of ink spilled on this in the days to come. What I would say is when it comes to religious tests for things as important as transiting borders, that that would be inconsistent with the American values that this administration is trying to uphold.

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