I love the way the tongue and lips take turns with each syllable of this word.


Pronounced [ih-nim-i-tuh-buhl]

From adjective – incapable of being imitated or copied; surpassing imitation; matchless.

Other forms: in·im·i·ta·bil·i·ty, in·im·i·ta·ble·ness, noun; in·im·i·ta·bly, adverb.

The Online Etymology Dictionary: 1530s, from L. inimitabilis “that cannot be imitated,” from in- “not” + imitabilis (see imitation). Related: Inimitably.

Example of Usage

“So far, human movements are inimitable in robotic applications, but the Japanese are doing a damn fine job trying.” (is that correct syntax? I sure hope so, or else I won’t seem as smart as I want to seem)