synthetic

Noun
  1. A compound made artificially by chemical reactions (synset 114926110)
Adjective
  1. Not of natural origin;
    Prepared or made artificially (synset 301577961)
    "man-made fibers"; "synthetic leather"
  2. Involving or of the nature of synthesis (combining separate elements to form a coherent whole) as opposed to analysis (synset 300113439)
    "limnology is essentially a synthetic science composed of elements...that extend well beyond the limits of biology"
  3. Systematic combining of root and modifying elements into single words (synset 300112667)
  4. Of a proposition whose truth value is determined by observation or facts (synset 300111940)
    "`all men are arrogant' is a synthetic proposition"
  5. Artificial as if portrayed in a film (synset 301576851)
    "a novel with flat celluloid characters"
  6. Not genuine or natural (synset 301122172)
    "counterfeit rhetoric that flourishes when passions are synthetic"

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