artificiality

[ ahr-tuh-fish-ee-al-i-tee ]
/ ˌɑr təˌfɪʃ iˈæl ɪ ti /

noun, plural ar·ti·fi·ci·al·i·ties.

artificial quality.
an artificial thing or trait: artificialities of speech.

Origin of artificiality

First recorded in 1755–65; artificial + -ity
Related formso·ver·ar·ti·fi·ci·al·i·ty, noun, plural o·ver·ar·ti·fi·ci·al·i·ties.su·per·ar·ti·fi·ci·al·i·ty, noun, plural su·per·ar·ti·fi·ci·al·i·ties.
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