artificiality

[ahr-tuh-fish-ee-al-i-tee]
noun, plural artificialities.
1.
artificial quality.
2.
an artificial thing or trait: artificialities of speech.

Origin:
1755–65; artificial + -ity

overartificiality, noun, plural overartificialities.
superartificiality, noun, plural superartificialities.
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artificial (ˌɑːtɪˈfɪʃəl)
 
adj
1.  produced by man; not occurring naturally: artificial materials of great strength
2.  made in imitation of a natural product, esp as a substitute; not genuine: artificial cream
3.  pretended; assumed; insincere: an artificial manner
4.  lacking in spontaneity; affected: an artificial laugh
5.  biology relating to superficial characteristics not based on the interrelationships of organisms: an artificial classification
 
[C14: from Latin artificiālis belonging to art, from artificium skill, artifice]
 
artificiality
 
n
 
arti'ficially
 
adv

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Example sentences
We reproach the eighteenth century with its artificiality.
Folk forms could cleanse culture of the artificiality that, he felt, was
  poisoning modern life.
But whatever expository value this thought-experiment may turn out to have,
  this should not blind us to its artificiality.
The enhanced experimental efficiency that this approach has to offer far
  outweighs its artificiality drawbacks.
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