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false, not authentic, not genuine
bastardly, illegitimate
not genuine
{a} false, counterfeit, illegitimate
\Spu"ri*ous\, a Not proceeding from the true source; not genuine; false; adulterate
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disapproval A spurious argument or way of reasoning is incorrect, and so the conclusion is probably incorrect. a spurious framework for analysis
Not legitimate; bastard; as, spurious issue
disapproval Something that is spurious seems to be genuine, but is false. He was arrested in 1979 on spurious corruption charges
Not genuine or authentic; not what it purports to be
plausible but false; "specious reasoning"; "the spurious inferences from obsolescent notions of causality"- Ethel Albert
born out of wedlock; "the dominions of both rulers passed away to their spurious or doubtful offspring"- E A Freeman
Not proceeding from the true source, or from the source pretended; not genuine; false; adulterate
intended to deceive; "a spurious work of art"
{s} false, phony, artificial
{a} bastard
spurious infection
A case in which parasites invade a host but do not succeed in colonizing it, for example merely passing through the digestive tract
spurious infections
plural form of spurious infection
spurious claim
false claim, argument that is not true
spurious correlation
a correlation between two variables e
spurious correlation
between the number of electric motors in the home and grades at school) that does not result from any direct relation between them (buying electric motors will not raise grades) but from their relation to other variables
spurious response
equivocal answer, ambiguous reply
{a} in a spurious manner, falsely
{n} a spurious state or quality
falsely, artificially
in a false and spurious manner; "the lawyer argued spuriously that his client knew nothing of the burglary
In a spurious manner
{i} falseness, artificiality
state of lacking genuineness
The property of being spurious