"factitious" Definition

  1. a. Made by art, in distinction from what is produced by nature; artificial; sham; formed by, or adapted to, an artificial or conventional, in distinction from a natural, standard or rule; not natural; as, factitious cinnabar or jewels; a factitious taste.

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Position in dictionary: 36442 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a.,
Words that start with "factitious": 1
Words that end with "factitious": 1
Words that contain "factitious": 1
Next words in dictionary: factitive, factive, facto, factor, factorage, factored, factoress, factorial, factories, factoring
Previous words in dictionary: factious, factionist, factioner, factionary, faction, facta, fact, facsimiles, facsimile, facound

English Dictionary Definition of factitious

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