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  Definition of artificial
  1. 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"
  2. contrived by art rather than nature; "artificial flowers"; "artificial flavoring"; "an artificial diamond"; "artificial fibers"; "artificial sweeteners"
  3. not arising from natural growth or characterized by vital processes
Similar Words: contrived, hokey, stilted, unreal

 

See Also: counterfeit, imitative, unreal

 

 
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