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Definition of the adjective adscititious
What does adscititious mean as an attribute of a noun?
- added or derived from something outside; not inherent
- example: an adscititious habit rather than an inherent taste
- similar: extrinsic
- supplemental; not part of the real or essential nature of a thing
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by David Grambs
good writing on a minor subject early McPhee works for adoxography par excellence adscititious (ad-sit-TISH-us) additional or supplemental an adscititious dessert as ...
Dictionary of Early English (1955)
by Joseph T. Shipley
adscititious. Originally meaning added from outside, supplementary, this word was used in the 18th century (Bailey's DICTIONARY, 1751) to signify counterfeit, false. Also ascititious.
by James Leslie (of Edinburgh.)
Adscititious, ascititious. ADDRESS. v. To greet. ADDRESS. s. Dedication, allocution, com- pellation, oration. ADJUSTMENT. s. Adjustment of the parts of a body to each other, coaptation, juxtaposition. ADMIRAL. t. Thalassiarch. ADMIT. v .
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Scrabble value of A1D2S1C3I1T1I1T1I1O1U1S1
The value of this 12-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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