wellsimulated

simulate

[v. sim-yuh-leyt; adj. sim-yuh-lit, -leyt]
verb (used with object), simulated, simulating.
1.
to create a simulation, likeness, or model of (a situation, system, or the like): to simulate crisis conditions.
2.
to make a pretense of; feign: to simulate knowledge.
3.
to assume or have the appearance or characteristics of: He simulated the manners of the rich.
adjective
4.
Archaic. simulated.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English (adj.) < Latin simulātus (past participle of simulāre), equivalent to simul- (variant of simil-, base of similis similar) + -ātus -ate1

simulative, simulatory [sim-yuh-luh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] , adjective
simulatively, adverb
nonsimulate, adjective
nonsimulative, adjective
unsimulated, adjective
unsimulating, adjective
unsimulative, adjective
well-simulated, adjective


2. pretend, counterfeit. 3. affect.
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simulate
 
vb
1.  to make a pretence of; feign: to simulate anxiety
2.  to reproduce the conditions of (a situation, etc), as in carrying out an experiment: to simulate weightlessness
3.  to assume or have the appearance of; imitate
 
adj
4.  archaic assumed or simulated
 
[C17: from Latin simulāre to copy, from similis like]
 
'simulative
 
adj
 
'simulatively
 
adv

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simulate
1622 (implied in simulated), from L. simulatus, pp. of simulare (see simulation). First record of simulated in sense of "imitative for purposes of experiment or training" is from 1966.
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