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Synonyms for artificial
ˌɑr təˈfɪʃ əlar·ti·fi·cial

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. artificial

    acquired, alien, alien, assumed, foreign, unnatural

    indigenous, innate, natal, native, natural, original

Princeton's WordNet

  1. artificial, unrealadjective

    contrived by art rather than nature

    "artificial flowers"; "artificial flavoring"; "an artificial diamond"; "artificial fibers"; "artificial sweeteners"

    contrived, insubstantial, unreal, stilted, hokey, unsubstantial

    unbleached, natural, organic, unaffected, undyed, uncolored

  2. artificial, contrived, hokey, stiltedadjective

    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"

    drippy, schmaltzy, sentimental, soppy, maudlin, mushy, stilted, soupy, mawkish, kitschy, slushy, contrived, unreal, hokey, bathetic, schmalzy

    undyed, natural, organic, unaffected, uncolored, unbleached

  3. artificialadjective

    not arising from natural growth or characterized by vital processes

    contrived, unreal, stilted, hokey

    organic, unaffected, uncolored, undyed, natural, unbleached

Editors Contribution

  1. prosthetic

    an artificial body part

    daniel donated a prosthetic leg to his brother believing he needed it more than him.

    Submitted by rinat on October 6, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. artificialadjective

    factitious, made by art, not natural

  2. artificialadjective

    fictitious, feigned, counterfeited, sham, spurious

  3. artificialadjective

    assumed, affected, forced, strained

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. artificialadjective

    factitious, feigned, affected, assumed, fictitious, counterfeit, spurious


  1. List of known nicknames for "Artificial":

    Aural Distortion, Gustavo Sacchetti

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  1. Richard Titherington:

    If you're looking out 5-10 years you'll see a much more level playing field in terms of innovation, especially around online platforms, digital innovation, machine learning and artificial intelligence.

  2. Tensho Goto:

    Artificial intelligence has developed to such an extent we thought it logical for the Buddha to transform into a robot, obviously a machine doesnt have a soul, but Buddhist faith isnt about believing in God. Its about following Buddhas path, so it doesnt matter whether it is represented by a machine, a scrap of iron or a tree.

  3. The State Department official:

    The INA was written in 1952 and considerations about reproductive technology, and thinking about the composition of modern families, was just not something that went into the thought making of people writing that law, so the Secretary has approved an updated application... that is going to allow a number of married couples, most of you who are using [ artificial reproductive technology ] to transmit citizenship to their children, and we are excited about that.

  4. Qianji CEO Liu:

    We are creating more data sets to serve more AI algorithm companies, so they can serve the development of artificial intelligence in China.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    People in the news channel can make more artificial stories on any subject than the writers who are in the film industry.

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