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Poetry Definition

The imitation of reality in art/poetry.


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Standard Definition

[n] the imitative representation of nature and human behavior in art and literature
[n] the representation of another person's words in a speech
[n] any disease that shows symptoms characteristic of another disease

Misc. Definitions

\Mi*me"sis\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? imitation.] (Rhet. & Biol.) Imitation; mimicry.