- artificial ► ADJECTIVE 1) made as a copy of something natural. 2) contrived or affected.DERIVATIVES artificiality noun artificially adverb.ORIGIN from Latin artificium, from ars 'art' + facere 'make' .
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Artificially — Ar ti*fi cial*ly, adv. 1. In an artificial manner; by art, or skill and contrivance, not by nature. [1913 Webster] 2. Ingeniously; skillfully. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The spider s web, finely and artificially wrought. Tillotson. [1913 Webster] 3.… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
artificially — (adv.) early 15c.; see ARTIFICIAL (Cf. artificial) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) … Etymology dictionary
artificially — adv. Artificially is used with these adjectives: ↑contrived, ↑inflated, ↑low Artificially is used with these verbs: ↑boost, ↑impose, ↑produce, ↑prolong, ↑stimulate … Collocations dictionary
artificially — adverb not according to nature; not by natural means (Freq. 2) artificially induced conditions • Syn: ↑unnaturally, ↑by artificial means • Ant: ↑naturally • Derived from adjective: ↑ … Useful english dictionary
artificially — adverb see artificial … New Collegiate Dictionary
artificially — See artificiality. * * * … Universalium
artificially — adverb In an artificial manner … Wiktionary
artificially — adv. in an artificial manner … English contemporary dictionary
artificially — ar·ti·fi·cial·ly … English syllables
artificially — See: artificial … English dictionary