Mimetic vs Memetic - What's the difference?

mimetic | memetic |


As adjectives the difference between mimetic and memetic

is that mimetic is exhibiting mimesis while memetic is of or pertaining to memes; pertaining to replication of concepts.

As a noun mimetic

is something or imitative.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

mimetic

English

Alternative forms

* mimetick (qualifier)

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Exhibiting mimesis
  • Antonyms

    * nonmimetic

    Derived terms

    * mimeticity

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Something or imitative.
  • (education) A type of mnemonic.
  • (pharmacology) A substance with similar pharmacological effects to another substance.
  • memetic

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to memes; pertaining to replication of concepts.
  • Derived terms

    * memetic algorithm * memetic engineering