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Definition of Imitativeness
1. [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Imitativeness
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1. Psychology; Or, The Science of Mind by Oliver S. Munsell (1880)
"T I. imitativeness: the Desire to do like Others.—Perhaps there are few propensions earlier developed or more persistent and important than this. 1. ..."
2. Educational Psychology: Briefer Course by Edward Lee Thorndike (1914)
"GENERAL imitativeness In spite of the frequency of statements that the child makes every gesture that he sees and every sound that he hears, no one who has ..."
3. Autology: An Inductive System of Mental Science; Whose Centre is the Will by David Henry Hamilton (1873)
"PLAYFUL imitativeness. WANTON TRIFLING AND DISSIPATION. \ This class manifests itself in three forms': — FIRST MANIFESTATION. ANIMAL AND MENTAL WANTON ..."
4. Elements of Mental Philosophy: Abridged and Designed as a Text-book for by Thomas Cogswell Upham (1854)
"Disordered action of imitativeness, or the principle of imitation. The proof that there is in man a principle of IMITATION, ..."
5. Pygmies & Papuans: The Stone Age To-day in Dutch New Guinea by Alexander Frederick Richmond Wollaston, William Robert Ogilvie-Grant, Alfred Cort Haddon, Sidney Herbert Ray (1912)
"... of Men—Number of Wives—Childhood—Swimming and other Games—imitativeness of Children—The Search for Food— Women as Workers—Fishing Nets—Other Methods of ..."
6. A New System of Phrenology by James Stanley Grimes (1839)
"... are practiced instinctively under the influence of imitativeness. The organs of both Playfulness and imitativeness are much larger in ..."
7. The Land of the Morning: An Account of Japan and Its People by William Gray Dixon (1882)
"... Indifference to Matters purely Japanese—Patriotism—Narrow Intellectualism—Sense of Honour—Quiet Courtesy — imitativeness — Minds Clear rather than Deep ..."