- capable or worthy of being imitated: She has many good, imitable qualities.
Origin of imitable
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Examples from the Web for imitable
God's procedure when imitable forms a peculiar argument for duty.The Ordinance of Covenanting
It was held by all indeed to be wonderful, but not imitable.
It is not for us here to say how much of the admirable, or the imitable there may be in the method.Christmas Evans
The writing which appears to be most easy, will be generally found to be least imitable.Essays on Various Subjects
Some are much more striking personally and imitable, so to speak.A Book of Exposition
Homer Heath Nugent
Word Origin and History for imitable
from French imitable (16c.), from Latin imitabilis "that may be imitated," from imitari (see imitation). Related: Imitability.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper