Meaning of “artificial” - Learner’s Dictionary

artificial

adjective uk us /ˌɑːtɪˈfɪʃəl/
NOT NATURAL

B2 not natural, but made by people:

an artificial flower/lake
an artificial heart
NOT SINCERE

not sincere

artificially adverb

(Definition of “artificial” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)