1. s- (谐音“似、失”) + pur- (pure => pur-) + -ious => spurious: 似乎是纯真的但实际上不是(以假乱真)、失去纯真的----假的、伪造的。
3. 伪相关(spurious correlation).
来自拉丁语 spurius,非婚生的，私生的，杂种的，来自 spurcus,低劣的，卑贱的，来自 PIE*spregh, 播洒，播种，词源同 sperm,精子，精液。引申词义虚假的，伪造的。
- spurious (adj.)
- 1590s, "born out of wedlock," from Latin spurius "illegitimate, false" (source also of Italian spurio, Spanish espurio), from spurius (n.) "illegitimate child," probably from Etruscan spural "public." Sense of "having an irregular origin, not properly constituted" is from c. 1600; that of "false, sham" is from 1610s; of writing, etc., "not proceeding from the source pretended, 1620s. Related: Spuriously; spuriousness.
- 1. He was arrested in 1979 on spurious corruption charges.
- 2. Williams interpolated much spurious matter.
- 3. The justification of this chart is entirely spurious.
- 4. He had managed to create the entirely spurious impression that the company was thriving.
- 5. They set up a spurious temple that was a cover for sexual debauchery.
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