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Synonyms for synthetic

Synonyms for synthetic

marked by unnaturalness, pretension, and often a slavish love of fads

made by human beings instead of nature

made to imitate something else

Synonyms for synthetic

a compound made artificially by chemical reactions

not of natural origin

involving or of the nature of synthesis (combining separate elements to form a coherent whole) as opposed to analysis

systematic combining of root and modifying elements into single words

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of a proposition whose truth value is determined by observation or facts

artificial as if portrayed in a film


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not genuine or natural

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Support for the synthetic experiment was far from unanimous at first.
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Synthetic paper based on filled polyethylene or polypropylene film has been around for decades without causing much excitement -- until recently.
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