Part of speech:
Made or caused by human beings; artificial, synthetic, etc.
Fraudulent; not genuine; sham; false
Synthetic is defined as something made via a chemical reaction.
The definition of contrived is something that seems made-up or forced, or that doesn't ring true.
Affected is defined as a situation when something impacts you or is something that was directed towards you and resulted in some emotional or other change in you.
Not changed, affected, or influenced
Free of pretense, falsehood, or affectation:
Made by humans rather than occurring in nature; artificial or synthetic:
The definition of an imitation is something that is made to look like something else.
Not trustworthy; dubious or fallacious:
Of or designating a food that imitates another in some way
The definition of substitute is someone or something used in place of another person or thing.
Characterized by a lack of the emotions, attitudes, or behavior regarded as natural, normal, or right
Made of plastic
The definition of pseudo is someone or something fake, false or pretend.
Artificial, stylized, or affected
(Now Rare) Fictitious; imagined
Really being what it is said to be or coming from the alleged source or origin; not counterfeit or artificial; real; true; authentic
Said of things
Taken for granted; supposed:
Assuming the appearance of something; deceitful; hypocritical.
Lacking authenticity or genuineness; sham:
Concocted or fabricated, especially in order to deceive or mislead; make up:
Excessively dramatic or emotional; affected.
In an artificial environment outside a living organism:
Said of things
Serving as or relating to a prosthesis.
Sham means not real or fake.
Done with or marked by excessive effort; forced:
Of, relating to, or suitable for dramatic performance or the theater.
Artificial behavior meant to impress others; mannerism for effect
A mobile robot or automaton, especially one that resembles a human.
A structure or finding in an experiment or investigation that is not a true feature of the object under observation, but is a result of external action, the test arrangement, or an experimental error.
A self-operating machine or mechanism, especially a robot.
Deception is defined as an untrue falsehood, or is the act of lying to or tricking someone.
A person or event that provides a sudden and unexpected solution to a difficulty.
(Countable, bridge) A technique which allows one to promote tricks based on a favorable position of one or more cards in the hands of the opponent.
An opening in chess in which the player risks one or more minor pieces, usually a pawn, in order to gain a favorable position.
In Jewish folklore, an artificially created human supernaturally endowed with life.
A nearly human creature; specif., any of the earliest ancestors of modern man
The act or instance of engaging in deception under an assumed name or identity.
Inventive skill or imagination; cleverness.
The definition of an intrigue is something that is done secretly through plotting.
An artful or secret plot or scheme, esp. one with evil intent
A movement or combination of movements involving skill and dexterity:
Such a substitute
The duplicating or reproducing of certain characteristics or conditions, as of a system or physical process, by the use of a model or representation, for study, training, etc.
Any plan, action, or device used to hide one's true objective, evade a difficult or unpleasant situation, etc.; stratagem; artifice
A feat of magic or legerdemain.
Not elaborate, ornate, or ostentatious:
Habitually phony or dishonest:
Affected in speech, manners, etc.; pretentiously refined
Made by human beings instead of nature
Clear; unencumbered; equal; fair.
The definition of stilted is artificially or unnaturally formal, or something that is standing on stilts.
(Slang) So remarkable as to elicit disbelief; fantastic.
Cleverness or ingenuity in making or doing something; art or skill:
Something contrived, as a mechanical device or a clever plan.
- Counterfeit and spurious are applied to a careful imitation deliberately intended to deceive counterfeit money, a spurious signature
- Ersatz , which refers to an artificial substitute, always implies an inferior substance ersatz coffee made from chicory
- Synthetic is applied to a substance that is produced by chemical synthesis and is used as a substitute for a natural substance which it resembles synthetic dyes
- Artificial is applied to anything made by human work, esp. if in imitation of something natural artificial hair
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