Artificial - Crossword Clue

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CONTRIVED
ERSATZ
NON-NATURAL
SYNTHETIC
UNNATURAL
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CONTRIVED
  1. come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort; "excogitate a way to measure the speed of light"
  2. put or send forth; "She threw the flashlight beam into the corner"; "The setting sun threw long shadows"; "cast a spell"; "cast a warm light"
  3. make or work out a plan for; devise; "They contrived to murder their boss"; "design a new sales strategy"; "plan an attack"
  4. showing effects of planning or manipulation; "a novel with a contrived ending"
ERSATZ
  1. an artificial or inferior substitute or imitation
  2. artificial and inferior; "ersatz coffee"; "substitute coffee"
  3. Being an imitation or a substitute, usually an inferior one; artificial: ersatz coffee made mostly of chicory
NON-NATURAL
SYNTHETIC
  1. of a proposition whose truth value is determined by observation or facts; "`all men are arrogant' is a synthetic proposition"
  2. systematic combining of root and modifying elements into single words
  3. involving or of the nature of synthesis (combining separate elements to form a coherent whole) as opposed to analysis; "limnology is essentially a synthetic science composed of elements...that extend well beyond the limits of biology"- P.S.Welch
  4. not genuine or natural; "counterfeit rhetoric that flourishes when passions are synthetic"- George Will
  5. a compound made artificially by chemical reactions
  6. artificial as if portrayed in a film; "a novel with flat celluloid characters"
  7. not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially; "man-made fibers"; "synthetic leather"
UNNATURAL
  1. not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm; "abnormal powers of concentration"; "abnormal amounts of rain"; "abnormal circumstances"; "an abnormal interest in food"
  2. speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression
  3. not in accordance with or determined by nature; contrary to nature; "an unnatural death"; "the child's unnatural interest in death"
Clue Database Last Updated: 16/12/2018 9:00am

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