Definition of spurious adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    spurious

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈspyʊriəs//
     
     
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  1. 1false, although seeming to be genuine He had managed to create the entirely spurious impression that the company was thriving.
  2. 2based on false ideas or ways of thinking a spurious argument
 
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