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  Words related to artificial

Related / Similar Words: contrived, hokey, stilted, unreal

 

Definition:
  • artificially formal; "that artificial humility that her husband hated"; "contrived coyness"; "a stilted letter of acknowledgment"; "when people try to correct their speech they develop a stilted pronunciation";
  • contrived by art rather than nature; "artificial flowers"; "artificial flavoring"; "an artificial diamond"; "artificial fibers"; "artificial sweeteners";
  • not arising from natural growth or characterized by vital processes;

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    See Also: counterfeit, imitative, unreal

     

     
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