Is there a word like facadal or facadeous? The context it is being used in is - "in an increasingly ___ society".

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There is facetious (for humor) but you seem to be describing superficial.

superficial - appearing to be true or real until examined more closely

  • This seems to be the right fit. +1
    – Justin
    Aug 24, 2019 at 2:53

Not an adjective, but Potemkin village fits your basic criteria. Wikipedia:

In politics and economics a Potemkin village is any construction (literal or figurative) built solely to deceive others into thinking that a situation is better than it really is. The term comes from stories of a fake portable village built solely to impress Empress Catherine II by her former lover Grigory Potemkin during her journey to Crimea in 1787.

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