spuriousness


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spu·ri·ous

 (spyo͝or′ē-əs)
adj.
1. Lacking authenticity or validity in essence or origin; not genuine: spurious poems attributed to Shakespeare.
2. Not trustworthy; dubious or fallacious: spurious reasoning; a spurious justification.
3. Archaic Born to unwed parents.

[From Late Latin spurius, from Latin, illegitimate, probably of Etruscan origin.]

spu′ri·ous·ly adv.
spu′ri·ous·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spuriousness - state of lacking genuineness
falseness, falsity - the state of being false or untrue; "argument could not determine its truth or falsity"
genuineness - the state of being genuine

spuriousness

noun
Plausible but invalid reasoning:
Translations

spuriousness

[ˈspjʊərɪəsnɪs] Nfalsedad f

spuriousness

n (of claim, claimant)mangelnde Berechtigung; (of document, account)Falschheit f; (of anger, interest, affection)mangelnde Echtheit; (of argument)Fadenscheinigkeit f
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