imitationism

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

imitation +‎ -ism

Noun[edit]

imitationism (uncountable)

  1. The practice of imitating the style of another.
    • 2012, Jan Wolenski, Logic and Philosophy in the Lvov—Warsaw School (page 230)
      Imitation and autoimitation are certain forms of behaviour, and hence imitationism is a proposal to reduce inner experience (introspection) to external experience (extraspection) via a translation of psychological statements into sentences about corresponding imitations or autoimitations; []