Definition of Adscititious

1. Adjective. Added or derived from something outside; not inherent. "An adscititious habit rather than an inherent taste"

Similar to: Extrinsic



2. Adjective. Supplemental; not part of the real or essential nature of a thing. "Adscititious vowels"

Definition of Adscititious

1. a. Supplemental; additional; adventitious; ascititious.

Definition of Adscititious

1. Adjective. derived or acquired from something extrinsic; not part of the real, inherent, or essential nature of a thing ¹

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Definition of Adscititious

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adscititious

adrift
adrift(p)
adrip
adrogation
adrogations
adroit
adroiter
adroitest
adroitly
adroitness
adroitnesses
adromia
adroop
adry
ads
adscititious (current term)
adscititiously
adscript
adscripted
adscription
adscriptive
adscripts
adsignification
adsignifications
adsignified
adsignifies
adsignify
adsignifying
adsorb
adsorbabilities

Literary usage of Adscititious

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1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"(rare), accessary (the kss usual form); spec, incident (law), appurtenant. 2. adventitious, adscititious (rare), ..."

2. Lacon: Or, Many Things in Few Words : Addressed to Those who Think by Charles Caleb Colton (1837)
"In a London Theatre, the blaze of light and beauty, the splendour of the scenery, the skill of the orchestra, are all adscititious attractions, ..."

3. A System of Geography, Popular and Scientific: Or A Physical, Political, and by James Bell (1832)
"These he calls adscititious clouds, from their coming in to enlarge the size of the thunder-cloud. But sometimes the thunder-cloud will swell, and increase ..."

4. An Etymological and Explanatory Dictionary of Words Derived from the Latin by Richard Harrison Black (1825)
"adscititious is applied to that which is taken in to complete something else, as, ... This fourth book on happiness may be thought to be adscititious, ..."

5. Lectures on the NyĆ”ya Philosophy: Embracing the Text of the Tarka Sangraha by James Robert Ballantyne, Annaṃbhaṭṭa (1849)
"It is adscititious (or caused by something else) in earth and light. ... as the adscititious cause of fluidity is in reality the indispensable cause of it. ..."

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