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According to WordNet, the adjective "synthetic" has 6 sense(s).

300112628 involving or of the nature of synthesis (combining separate elements to form a coherent whole) as opposed to analysis; "limnology is essentially a synthetic science composed of elements...that extend well beyond the limits of biology"- P.S.Welch.

301572458 artificial as if portrayed in a film; "a novel with flat celluloid characters".

300111856 systematic combining of root and modifying elements into single words.

301118409 not genuine or natural; "counterfeit rhetoric that flourishes when passions are synthetic"- George Will.

300111129 of a proposition whose truth value is determined by observation or facts; "`all men are arrogant' is a synthetic proposition".

301573568 not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially; "man-made fibers"; "synthetic leather".

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