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synonyms for factitious

  • artificial
  • false
  • sham
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How to use factitious in a sentence

Under these conditions it is again hidden beneath heterogeneous dogmas, obscure comments, and factitious explanations.
MY RELIGIONLEO TOLSTOY
But before he had walked half a square, the factitious energy inspired by drink deserted him.
FILE NO. 113EMILE GABORIAU
The entire structure of their social life reposed on feelings, and not on a factitious conception, on a work of art.
THE AESTHETICAL ESSAYSFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
His mind turns towards combinations, arrangements, legal or factitious organisations.
ESSAYS ON POLITICAL ECONOMYFREDERIC BASTIAT
The prices of farms and improvements vary greatly, and are influenced much by factitious and local circumstances.
A NEW GUIDE FOR EMIGRANTS TO THE WESTJ. M. PECK
Thus one factitious reputation builds up another, and one bad book ushers in twenty which are worse.
EPHEMERA CRITICAJOHN CHURTON COLLINS
No discord within has marred the loveliness without—no strife of the factitious world without has disturbed the harmony within.
CHARACTERISTICS OF WOMENANNA JAMESON
He was possessed of a factitious ease and self-possession that was almost aggression.
THE STRENGTH OF GIDEON AND OTHER STORIESPAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR
Our republic, however, does recognize an order of Patricians, though it rises high above the region of factitious distinctions.
THE KNICKERBOCKER, VOL. 22, NO. 3, SEPTEMBER 1843VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO FACTITIOUS

  • bogus
  • counterfeit
  • ersatz
  • fabricated
  • factitious
  • faked
  • false
  • falsie
  • hyped-up
  • manufactured
  • mock
  • phony
  • plastic
  • sham
  • simulated
  • specious
  • spurious
  • substitute
  • synthetic
  • unnatural
  • unreal
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.