Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Illegitimacy; the state of being bastard, or not of legitimate birth: as, spuriousness of issue.
  • noun The state or quality of being spurious, counterfeit, false, or not genuine: as, the spuriousness of drugs, of coin, or of writings.

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  • noun The property of being spurious.

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  • noun state of lacking genuineness

Etymologies

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spurious +‎ -ness

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