SPURIOUS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SPURIOUS
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spurious
 a.  false; counterfeit; forged; illogical
Classic Sentence:
1  But the novel, like gossip, can also excite spurious sympathies and recoils, mechanical and deadening to the psyche.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 9
2  He was reading one of the latest scientific-religious books: he had a streak of a spurious sort of religion in him, and was egocentrically concerned with the future of his own ego.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 16
3  This unweeting manner of performance is the true ring by which, in this refurbishing age, a fossilized survival may be known from a spurious reproduction.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 4 Eustacia Is Led on to an Adventure
4  That institution is reserved for men like Kennicott who, after devoting fifty years to "putting aside a stake," incontinently invest the stake in spurious oil-stocks.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
5  The resonant voice of the Hungarian was about to prevail in ridicule of the spurious lutes of the romantic painters when Segouin shepherded his party into politics.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In AFTER THE RACE
Example Sentence:
1  Natasha's claim to be the lost heir of the Romanoffs was spurious: the only thing Russian about her was the vodka she drank!.