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Definition of Spurious

Spurious

  1. Not proceeding from the true source, or from the source pretended; not genuine; false; adulterate.
  2. Not legitimate; bastard; as, spurious issue.

Spurious Quotations

I enjoy reading blogs, but am not interested in having my spurious thoughts out there.
Brian Greene

Happy is the novelist who manages to preserve an actual love letter that he received when he was young within a work of fiction, embedded in it like a clean bullet in flabby flesh and quite secure there, among spurious lives.
Vladimir Nabokov

Every writer knows he is spurious; every fiction writer would rather be credible than authentic.
John le Carre

Do not bury our glorious orthodoxy in the treacherous pit of a spurious conservatism.
Abraham Kuyper

Balancing a nominal budget will solve nothing, and attempting to achieve such a spurious balance will produce much mischief.
William Vickrey
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Spurious Translations

spurious in Spanish is espurio

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