Synonyms for spurious

Adjective

1. specious, spurious, invalid (vs. valid)
usage: plausible but false; "specious reasoning"; "the spurious inferences from obsolescent notions of causality"- Ethel Albert
2. bastard, bastardly, misbegot, misbegotten, spurious, illegitimate (vs. legitimate)
usage: born out of wedlock; "the dominions of both rulers passed away to their spurious or doubtful offspring"- E.A.Freeman
3. inauthentic, unauthentic, spurious, counterfeit (vs. genuine), imitative
usage: intended to deceive; "a spurious work of art"
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