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- The representation of aspects of the real world, especially human actions, in literature and art.
- (biology) Mimicry.
- (medicine) The appearance of symptoms of a disease not actually present.
- (rhetoric) The rhetorical pedagogy of imitation.
- (rhetoric) The imitation of another's gestures, pronunciation, or utterance.
the representation of aspects of the real world, especially human actions