Definition of Spuriousness

1. Noun. State of lacking genuineness.

Generic synonyms: Falseness, Falsity
Antonyms: Genuineness
Derivative terms: Spurious, Spurious



Definition of Spuriousness

1. Noun. The property of being spurious. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spuriousness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spuriousness

spurionic
spurions
spuriosities
spuriosity
spurious
spurious ankylosis
spurious cast
spurious correlation
spurious infection
spurious infections
spurious meningocele
spurious pregnancy
spurious torticollis
spurious wing
spuriously
spuriousness (current term)
spuriousnesses
spurless
spurlge
spurlged
spurlges
spurlging
spurlike
spurling
spurlings
spurn
spurne
spurned
spurner
spurners

Literary usage of Spuriousness

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1. The History of British India by James Mill, Horace Hayman Wilson (1858)
"... by the English on a charge of spuriousness, and Sadut Ali made Nabob. —Affairs at Madras. — Death of Mohammed Ali. — Lord Hobart endeavours to obtain ..."

2. History of the Planting and Training of the Christian Church by the Apostles by August Neander (1847)
"... ic xo^/^o^a/. t The principal marks of the spuriousness of this epistle, are the difference of the whole character and style compared with the first, ..."

3. The Works of Jeremy Bentham by Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring (1843)
"spuriousness, in the character of an evil, — authentication ab intra, and ab extra, in the character of remedies,—in these may be seen the objects on which ..."

4. Transactions of the Royal Society of Literature of the United Kingdom by Royal Society of Literature (Great Britain) (1839)
"... in which the spuriousness of the one, and the authenticity of the other, are attempted to be established. By JOHN HOGG, ESQ., MA Fellow of St. Peter's ..."

5. Transactions of the Royal Society of Literature of the United Kingdom (1839)
"... of Britain by the Emperor Claudius Casar, in which the spuriousness of the one, and the authenticity of the other, are attempted to be established. ..."

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