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Definition of Artificial

Artificial

  1. Made or contrived by art; produced or modified by human skill and labor, in opposition to natural; as, artificial heat or light, gems, salts, minerals, fountains, flowers.
  2. Feigned; fictitious; assumed; affected; not genuine.
  3. Artful; cunning; crafty.
  4. Cultivated; not indigenous; not of spontaneous growth; as, artificial grasses.

Artificial Quotations

It's difficult to believe in yourself because the idea of self is an artificial construction. You are, in fact, part of the glorious oneness of the universe. Everything beautiful in the world is within you.
Russell Brand

If religion were true, its followers would not try to bludgeon their young into an artificial conformity; but would merely insist on their unbending quest for truth, irrespective of artificial backgrounds or practical consequences.
H. P. Lovecraft

Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real.
Thomas Merton

I was never very good at exams, having a poor memory and finding the examination process rather artificial, and there never seemed to be enough time to follow up things that really interested me.
Paul Nurse

Anything that could give rise to smarter-than-human intelligence - in the form of Artificial Intelligence, brain-computer interfaces, or neuroscience-based human intelligence enhancement - wins hands down beyond contest as doing the most to change the world. Nothing else is even in the same league.
Eliezer Yudkowsky
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Artificial Translations

artificial in Afrikaans is kunstig, onnatuurlik
artificial in Danish is kunstig
artificial in Dutch is gekunsteld, gewrongen, gemaakt
artificial in French is artificiel
artificial in Italian is artefatto
artificial in Latin is facticius
artificial in Norwegian is kunstig
artificial in Spanish is artificial
artificial in Swedish is artificiell, konstgjord
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