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artificiality

[ahr-tuh-fish-ee-al-i-tee] /ˌɑr təˌfɪʃ iˈæl ɪ ti/
noun, plural artificialities.
1.
artificial quality.
2.
an artificial thing or trait:
artificialities of speech.
Origin
1755-1765
1755-65; artificial + -ity
Related forms
overartificiality, noun, plural overartificialities.
superartificiality, noun, plural superartificialities.
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