Factitious

Definition of Factitious

Fac`ti´tious
a.1.Made by art, in distinction from what is produced by nature; artificial; sham; contrived; 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.
He acquires a factitious propensity, he forms an incorrigible habit, of desultory reading.
- De Quincey.

Related Words

affected, assumed, bogus, counterfeit, counterfeited, engineered, fabricated, faked, falsified, feigned, forced, imitation, insincere, man-made, manufactured, mock, pretended, rigged, set up, simulated, synthetic, unauthentic, unreal
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