Definition of synthespian in English:

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synthespian

Pronunciation: /sɪnˈθɛspɪən/

noun

trademark in the US
A computer-generated actor, either in a wholly animated film or one that appears to interact with human actors.
Example sentences
  • Whatever your feelings are on synthespians on the big screen, there's no arguing that this bunch is spellbindingly intriguing in its own way.
  • The idea that a synthespian might some day win an Oscar is not far-fetched.
  • Gollum, digitally enhanced by actor Andy Serkis's actorly bite, silenced naysayers who argued that synthespians would never emote at the level of their flesh-and-blood counterparts.

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