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Simulacrum

[sim-yə-LAK-rəm]

Part of speech: noun

Origin: Latin, late 16th century

1.

An image or representation of someone or something.

2.

An unsatisfactory imitation or substitute.

Examples of Simulacrum in a sentence

"The birthday cake was a small simulacrum of the Magic Kingdom castle at Disney World."

"The gallery owner was disappointed with the simulacrum of Monet’s ‘Water Lilies.’"

illustration Simulacrum

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