Word of the Day: SIMULACRUM

sim·u·la·crum

noun \ˌsim-yə-ˈla-krəm, –ˈlā-\

plural sim·u·la·cra also sim·u·la·crums

Definition of SIMULACRUM

1 :  image, representation <a reasonable simulacrum of reality — Martin Mayer>
2 :  an insubstantial form or semblance of something :  trace

Origin of SIMULACRUM

Middle English, from Latin, from simulare

First Known Use: 15th century

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/simulacrum

Example:

  1. BnC, nick spero, plays the part of a white nationalist in the alternative media. He is actually a fraudulent simulacrum of a good Aryan man.
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