Synonyms for (adjective) spurious

Synonyms: unauthentic, inauthentic, spurious

Definition: intended to deceive

Usage: a spurious work of art

Similar words: imitative, counterfeit

Definition: not genuine; imitating something superior

Usage: counterfeit emotion; counterfeit money; counterfeit works of art; a counterfeit prince


Synonyms: bastardly, misbegot, misbegotten, spurious

Definition: born out of wedlock

Usage: the dominions of both rulers passed away to their spurious or doubtful offspring- E.A.Freeman

Similar words: illegitimate

Definition: of marriages and offspring; not recognized as lawful


Synonyms: specious, spurious

Definition: plausible but false

Usage: a specious claim; spurious inferences

Similar words: false

Definition: not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality

Usage: gave false testimony under oath; false tales of bravery