Part of speech:
Made to resemble another, usually superior material:
Suitable as a temporary or expedient substitute:
The definition of ersatz is a substitute or synthetic.
Obviously planned or calculated; not spontaneous or natural; labored:
Any of various materials made of synthetic polyamides (a type of nitrogen-containing polymer). Nylon is very strong and elastic, and can be formed into fibers, sheets, or bristles. It is used to make fabrics, plastics, and molded products.
A trademark for an acrylic fiber or yarn made from this fiber.
In a ready state; specif., already cooked
Not included in nature; artificial:
Free of pretense, falsehood, or affectation:
Capable of being shaped or formed:
Made by humans rather than occurring in nature; artificial or synthetic:
Made by human beings instead of nature
Expert in or using analysis, especially in thinking:
Really being what it is said to be or coming from the alleged source or origin; not counterfeit or artificial; real; true; authentic
Produced artificially rather than by a natural process.
Made in resemblance of or as a substitute for another.
Consisting of a mixture of natural and synthetic substances:
a compound made artificially by chemical reactions
Assuming the appearance of something; deceitful; hypocritical.
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