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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture); An insubstantial or vague semblance.

Usage examples (39)
  • Replicating a simulacrum is the scincerest form of flattery.
  • Such a substitution by the Power Elites/State partnership of symbolic prosperity for broad-based, real prosperity is what I term a simulacrum of prosperity in my analysis.
  • Not sure I really belive that, but you don't see the word simulacrum enough these days.
  • BTW -- your earlier post made me look up the word "simulacrum"--- your posts are always so educational! for more
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