Simulated
Simulate Sim"u*late, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Simulated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Simulating}.] To assume the mere appearance of, without the reality; to assume the signs or indications of, falsely; to counterfeit; to feign. [1913 Webster]

The Puritans, even in the depths of the dungeons to which she had sent them, prayed, and with no simulated fervor, that she might be kept from the dagger of the assassin. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]


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  • simulated — index artificial, false (not genuine), imitation, specious, spurious, surrogate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • simulated — sim|u|lat|ed [ sımjə,leıtəd ] adjective 1. ) made to have the features or qualities of another thing: simulated pearls/wood/leather a simulated battle 2. ) used for describing something such as a feeling or thought that is pretended, although it… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • simulated — UK [ˈsɪmjʊˌleɪtɪd] / US [ˈsɪmjəˌleɪtəd] adjective 1) made to have the features or qualities of another thing simulated pearls/wood/leather a simulated battle 2) used for describing something such as a feeling or thought that is pretended,… …   English dictionary

  • simulated — simulate UK US /ˈsɪmjəleɪt/ verb [T] ► to produce a situation or event that seems real but is not real, especially in order to help people learn how to deal with such situations or events: »The machine is designed to simulate disaster scenarios.… …   Financial and business terms

  • simulated — sim|u|lat|ed [ˈsımjuleıtıd] adj not real, but made to look, sound, or feel real ▪ a simulated nuclear explosion ▪ She looked at the report with simulated interest …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • simulated — adjective not real, but made to look, feel etc like a real thing, situation, or feeling: simulated leather | a simulated nuclear explosion …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • simulated — adjective 1. not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article (Freq. 5) it isn t fake anything; it s real synthetic fur faux pearls false teeth decorated with imitation palm leaves a purse of simulated alligator hide • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • simulated — adjective Date: 1622 made to look genuine ; fake < simulated pearls > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • simulated — adj. Simulated is used with these nouns: ↑world …   Collocations dictionary

  • simulated — sim·u·lat·ed (sĭmʹyə lā tĭd) adj. Made in resemblance of or as a substitute for another. See Synonyms at artificial. * * * …   Universalium

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