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Definitions of factitious
Factitiousness. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
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. Webster Dictionary DB
Artificial; sham; not natural. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
Made by art, in opposition to what is natural. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
Made by art. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
A produced by art, as distinct from what is produced by nature; artificial. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
Artificial; made by art; not natural. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
Usage examples for factitious
– Literary Remains, Vol. 2 by Coleridge
– Fall-of-the-Moghul-Empire-of-Hindustan by Keene, H. G. (Henry George)