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Simulacrum \Sim`u*la"crum\, n.; pl. {Simulacra}. [L. See
A likeness; a semblance; a mock appearance; a sham; -- now
usually in a derogatory sense.
[1913 Webster]

Beneath it nothing but a great simulacrum. --Thackeray.
[1913 Webster]

n 1: an insubstantial or vague semblance
2: a representation of a person (especially in the form of
sculpture); "the coin bears an effigy of Lincoln"; "the
emperor's tomb had his image carved in stone" [synonym: {effigy},
{image}, {simulacrum}]

209 Moby Thesaurus words for "simulacrum":
Prospero, acting, affectation, airiness, ally, alter ego, analogon,
analogue, angle, appearance, aspect, associate, attitudinizing,
bluff, bluffing, brother, certified copy, cheat, cheating,
clinquant, close copy, close match, cognate, color, coloring,
companion, complement, configuration, congenator, congener,
coordinate, copy, correlate, correlative, correspondent,
counterfeit, counterpart, dead ringer, deception, delusion,
delusiveness, disguise, dissemblance, dissembling, dissimulation,
double, dummy, duplicate, ectype, effect, effigy, eidolon,
equivalent, ersatz, exact likeness, facade, face, facet, fair copy,
faithful copy, fake, fakement, fakery, faking, fallaciousness,
false air, false appearance, false front, false light, false show,
falseness, falsity, fashion, feature, feigning, feint, fellow,
figure, forgery, form, four-flushing, frame-up, fraud, front,
gestalt, gilt, gloss, guise, hoax, humbug, humbuggery, icon,
idealization, idol, illusionism, illusionist, illusiveness, image,
imago, imitation, immateriality, impostor, imposture, impression,
junk, kindred spirit, light, like, likeness, lineaments,
living image, living picture, look, magic, magic act, magic show,
magician, manner, masquerade, match, mate, meretriciousness,
miniature, mirroring, mock, model, near duplicate, obverse,
ostentation, outward show, parallel, paste, pasticcio, pastiche,
pendant, phase, phasis, phony, photograph, picture, pinchbeck,
playacting, portrait, pose, posing, posture, prestidigitation,
pretense, pretension, pretext, put-on, put-up job, reciprocal,
reference, reflection, regard, representation, resemblance,
respect, ringer, rip-off, rubbing, second self, seeming, semblance,
shadow, sham, shape, shoddy, show, showing, side, similitude,
simulation, sister, slant, sleight of hand, sorcerer, sorcery,
soul mate, specious appearance, speciousness, spit, spit and image,
spitting image, style, such, suchlike, swindle, tally, the like of,
the likes of, tinsel, total effect, trace, tracing, twin, twist,
unactuality, unreality, unsubstantiality, varnish, very image,
very picture, view, viewpoint, whited sepulcher, window dressing,

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  • SIMULACRUM | meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
    simulacrum definition: something that looks like or represents something else Learn more SIMULACRUM | meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
  • Simulacrum definition and meaning | Collins English Dictionary
    Simulacrum definition: any image or representation of something | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples
  • simulacrum - Free English Dictionary and Thesaurus Online
    Something that is not real or true:falsehood, fantasy, myth Someone or something that is like someone or something else: copy, equivalent, parallel This is the British English definition of simulacrum View American English definition of simulacrum Definition and synonyms of simulacrum from the online English dictionary
  • Translation of simulacrum - English-Traditional Chinese . . .
    simulacrum translations: 相似物,相似的東西 Learn more in the Cambridge English-Chinese traditional Dictionary
  • simulacrum definition | English definition dictionary . . .
    All English definitions from our dictionary Search simulacrum and thousands of other words in English definition and synonym dictionary from Reverso You can complete the definition of simulacrum given by the English Definition dictionary with other English dictionaries: Wikipedia, Lexilogos, Oxford, Cambridge, Chambers Harrap, Wordreference, Collins Lexibase dictionaries, Merriam Webster
  • Simulacrum | Definition of Simulacrum at Dictionary. com
    [sim-yuh-ley-kruh m] See more synonyms for simulacrum on Thesaurus com noun, plural sim·u·la·cra [sim-yuh-ley-kruh] ˌsɪm yəˈleɪ krə a slight, unreal, or superficial likeness or semblance an effigy, image, or representation: a simulacrum of Aphrodite
  • Simulacrum - definition of simulacrum by The Free Dictionary
    Define simulacrum simulacrum synonyms, simulacrum pronunciation, simulacrum translation, English dictionary definition of simulacrum n pl sim·u·la·cra 1 An image or representation 2 An unreal or vague semblance or n , pl -cra 1 any image or representation of something 2
  • simulacrum - translation - Latin-English Dictionary - Glosbe
    simulacrum translation in Latin-English dictionary en This, too, is what I would enjoin on daughter and wife, to honour the memory of that father, that husband, by pondering in their hearts all his words and acts, by cherishing the features and lineaments of his character rather than those of his person It is not that I would forbid the likenesses which are wrought in marble or in bronze
  • Simulacrum | Definition of Simulacrum by Merriam-Webster
    Both of those English words derive from simulare, a Latin verb meaning "to copy, represent, or feign " In its earliest English uses, simulacrum named something that provided an image or representation (as, for instance, a portrait, marble statue, or wax figure representing a person)
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