– definition :

  • (adjective)
    1. of a proposition whose truth value is determined by observation or facts (context:all)
    2. systematic combining of root and modifying elements into single words (context:all)
    3. involving or of the nature of synthesis (combining separate elements to form a coherent whole) as opposed to analysis (context:all)
    4. not genuine or natural (context:all)
    5. artificial as if portrayed in a film (context:all)
    6. not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially (context:all)
  • (noun)
    1. a compound made artificially by chemical reactions (context:substance)

– Sample : “synthetic”

  • a novel with flat celluloid characters
  • all men are arrogant’ is a synthetic proposition
  • counterfeit rhetoric that flourishes when passions are synthetic
  • limnology is essentially a synthetic science composed of elements…that extend well beyond the limits of biology
  • man-made fibers
  • synthetic leather