artificial

(Variation and inheritance) made by humans; not occurring naturally

artificial

[adj] - not arising from natural growth or characterized by vital processes 2. [adj] - contrived by art rather than nature 3. [adj] - artificially formal
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Artificial

Ar`ti·fi'cial adjective [ Latin artificialis , from artificium : confer French artificiel . See Artifice .] 1. Made or contrived by art; produced or modified by human skill and labor, in opposition to natural ; as, artificial heat or light, gems, sal...
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artificial

Made by art, not natural or pathological. ... Origin: L. Ars = art, facere = to make ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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artificial

contrived adjective 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`
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artificial

adjective not arising from natural growth or characterized by vital processes
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artificial

adjective contrived by art rather than nature; `artificial flowers`; `artificial flavoring`; `an artificial diamond`; `artificial fibers`; `artificial sweeteners`
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artificial

(ahr″tĭ-fish´әl) made by art; not natural or pathologic.
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Artificial

• (a.) Feigned; fictitious; assumed; affected; not genuine. • (a.) Cultivated; not indigenous; not of spontaneous growth; as, artificial grasses. • (a.) Made or contrived by art; produced or modified by human skill and labor, in opposition to natural; as, artificial heat or light, gems, salts, minerals, fountains, flowers. • (a....
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artificial

(L. ars art + facere to make) made by art; not natural or pathological.
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artificial

artificial 1. Made by human skill; produced by humans; as, opposed to natural origins; such as, artificial flowers. 2. Imitation; simulated; sham: 'She used artificial vanilla flavoring when baking the cake.' 3. Lacking naturalness or spontaneity; forced; contrived; feigned: 'She greeted us with an artificial smile.' 4. Full of affectation; affecte...
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