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Synthetic

Syn`thet´ic
a.1.Of or pertaining to synthesis; consisting in synthesis or composition; as, the synthetic method of reasoning, as opposed to analytical.
2.(Chem.) Artificial. Cf. Synthesis, 2.
3.(Zool.) Comprising within itself structural or other characters which are usually found only in two or more diverse groups; - said of species, genera, and higher groups. See the Note under Comprehensive, 3.
Synthetic language
an inflectional language, or one characterized by grammatical endings; - opposed to analytic language.
- R. Morris.
Noun1.synthetic - a compound made artificially by chemical reactions
Adj.1.synthetic - not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially; "man-made fibers"; "synthetic leather"
2.synthetic - involving or of the nature of synthesis (combining separate elements to form a coherent whole) as opposed to analysis; "limnology is essentially a synthetic science composed of elements...that extend well beyond the limits of biology"- P.S.Welch
Synonyms: synthetical
Antonyms:
analytical, analytic - using or skilled in using analysis (i.e., separating a whole--intellectual or substantial--into its elemental parts or basic principles); "an analytic experiment"; "an analytic approach"; "a keenly analytic man"; "analytical reasoning"; "an analytical mind"
3.synthetic - systematic combining of root and modifying elements into single words
Antonyms:
analytic, uninflected - expressing a grammatical category by using two or more words rather than inflection
4.synthetic - of a proposition whose truth value is determined by observation or facts; "`all men are arrogant' is a synthetic proposition"
Synonyms: synthetical
Antonyms:
analytical, analytic - of a proposition that is necessarily true independent of fact or experience; "`all spinsters are unmarried' is an analytic proposition"
5.synthetic - artificial as if portrayed in a film; "a novel with flat celluloid characters"
Synonyms: celluloid
6.synthetic - not genuine or natural; "counterfeit rhetoric that flourishes when passions are synthetic"- George Will
adhesive, cast plastic, cellulose plastic, ersatz, extruded plastic, fake, false, imitation, laminate, man-made, manufactured, mock, molded plastic, molding compounds, plastic, polymer, protein plastic, pseudo, resin plastic, sham, spurious, synthetic fabric, synthetic rubber, thermoplastic, thermosetting plastic
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