What does ARTIFICIALLY mean?

ARTIFICIALLY meaning in General Dictionary

In an artificial fashion by art or skill and contrivance perhaps not by nature

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  • perhaps not relating to nature; not without drugs
  • In an artificial fashion; by art, or ability and contrivance, maybe not of course.
  • Ingeniously; skillfully.
  • Craftily; artfully.

ARTIFICIALLY meaning in Law Dictionary

Technically; scientifically ; using regards to art. A will or contract is called "artificially" drawn when it is couched in apt and technical expressions and displays a scientific arrangement.

ARTIFICIALLY meaning in Etymology Dictionary

very early 15c.; see synthetic + -ly (2).

ARTIFICIALLY meaning in General Dictionary

(adv.) In an artificial way; by art, or skill and contrivance, perhaps not by nature.

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  • (adv.) Ingeniously; skillfully.
  • (adv.) Craftily; artfully.

Sentence Examples with the word ARTIFICIALLY

At this time there existed a belief, held at a later date by Berzelius, Gmelin and many others, that the formation of organic compounds was conditioned by a so-called vital force; and the difficulty of artificially realizing this action explained the supposed impossibility of synthesizing organic compounds.

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