Adjective Definition

spurious

1.Definition: born out of wedlock

"The dominions of both rulers passed away to their spurious or doubtful offspring"

Related Adjective(s):bastardly, misbegot, misbegotten


2.Definition: false or fake; not what it appears to be

"A spurious work of art"

Related Adjective(s):inauthentic, unauthentic


3.Definition: ostensibly valid, but not actually valid

"A spurious argument"


4.Definition: plausible but false

"Spurious inferences"

Related Adjective(s):specious




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