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Definitions of factitious

  1. not produced by natural forces; "brokers created a factitious demand for stocks" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. 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
  3. Artificial; sham; not natural. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. Factitiously. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. Factitiousness. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Made by art, in opposition to what is natural. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Made by art. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. Artificial; conventional. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. 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.
  10. Artificial; made by art; not natural. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11. Settled by covenant. Pacto aliquod licitum est, quod sine pacto non admittitur. Co. Litt. 100. By special agreement things are allowed which are not otherwise permitted. thelawdictionary.org
  12. fak-tish'us, adj. made by art, in opposition to what is natural or spontaneous: conventional.--adv. FACTI'TIOUSLY.--n. FACTI'TIOUSNESS.--adjs. FAC'TITIVE, causative; FAC'TIVE (obs.), making. [L. factitius--fac[)e]re, to make.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  13. That which is made by art, in opposition to what is natural, or found already existing in nature. Thus, we say, factitious mineral waters, for artificial mineral waters. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  14. Designedly got up, not natural, artificial. Hence factitiously adv., factitiousness n. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  15. Artificial; made by art; not natural. [Lat.] Appleton's medical dictionary.
  16. [L.] Artificial, unnatural. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  17. Made by art, in opposition to what is made by nature. Complete Dictionary

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