adscititious

  • 1 Adscititious — Ad sci*ti tious, a. [L. adscitus, p. p. of adsciscere, asciscere, to take knowingly; ad + sciscere to seek to know, approve, scire to know.] Supplemental; additional; adventitious; ascititious. Adscititious evidence. Bowring. {Ad sci*ti tious*ly} …

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  • 2 adscititious — index circumstantial, nonessential, pendent, superfluous, supplementary Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 adscititious — [ad΄si tish′əs] adj. [< L adscitus, pp. of adsciscere, to receive with knowledge, approve < ad , to + sciscere, to seek to know < scire, to know: see SCIENCE] added from an external source; supplemental …

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  • 4 adscititious — adjective 1. added or derived from something outside; not inherent an adscititious habit rather than an inherent taste • Similar to: ↑extrinsic 2. supplemental; not part of the real or essential nature of a thing adscititious vowels • Similar to …

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  • 5 adscititious — adjective /adsəˈtɪʃəs/ derived or acquired from something extrinsic; not part of the real, inherent, or essential nature of a thing When the poor man’s integuments, no longer nourished from within, become dead skin, mere adscititious leather and… …

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  • 6 adscititious — adjective Etymology: Latin adscitus, from past participle of adsciscere to admit, adopt, from ad + sciscere to get to know, from scire to know more at science Date: 1620 derived or acquired from something extrinsic …

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  • 7 adscititious — adscititiously, adv. /ad si tish euhs/, adj. added or derived from an external source; additional. [1610 20; < L a(d)scit(us) derived, assumed, foreign (ptp. of a(d)scisci), equiv. to ad AD + sci (s. of scire to know) + tus ptp. suffix + ITIOUS]… …

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  • 8 adscititious — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Not part of the real or essential nature of a thing: adventitious, incidental, supervenient. See SURFACE …

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  • 9 adscititious — adj. not inherent; derived from something extrinsic; superfluous; supplemental …

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  • 10 adscititious — [ˌadsɪ tɪʃəs] adjective rare additional. Origin C17: from L. adscit , adsciscere admit, adopt , + itious2, on the pattern of adventitious …

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  • 11 adscititious — a. Supplemental, supplementary, superadded, adventitious, superfluous, redundant, alien, artificial, spurious, smuggled. See additional, accessary …

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  • 12 adscititious — ad·sci·ti·tious …

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  • 13 adscititious — ad•sci•ti•tious [[t]ˌæd sɪˈtɪʃ əs[/t]] adj. added or derived from an external source; additional • Etymology: 1610–20; < L a(d)scīt(us) derived, assumed + itious ad sci•ti′tious•ly, adv …

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  • 14 adscititious — /ædsiˈtɪʃəs/ (say adsee tishuhs) adjective not inherent, but deriving from an external source. {Latin adscitus, past participle of adsciscere to adopt} …

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  • 15 adscititious —   a. supplementary; auxiliary …

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  • 16 Adscititiously — Adscititious Ad sci*ti tious, a. [L. adscitus, p. p. of adsciscere, asciscere, to take knowingly; ad + sciscere to seek to know, approve, scire to know.] Supplemental; additional; adventitious; ascititious. Adscititious evidence. Bowring. {Ad… …

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  • 17 adscititiously — adverb see adscititious * * * adscititˈiously adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑adscititious * * * adscititiously, adv. rare. (ˌædsɪˈtɪʃəslɪ) [f. prec. + ly2.] In an adscitit …

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  • 18 Ascititious — As ci*ti tious, a. [See {Adscititious}.] Supplemental; not inherent or original; adscititious; additional; assumed. [1913 Webster] Homer has been reckoned an ascititious name. Pope. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 19 Redundance — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Redundance >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 redundance redundance Sgm: N 1 too much too much too many Sgm: N 1 superabundance superabundance superfluity superfluence| saturation Sgm: N 1 nimiety nimiety …

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  • 20 skei- — To cut, split. Extension of sek . Derivatives include science, nice, shit, schism, sheath, ski, and esquire. 1. a. shin1, from Old English scinu …

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