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factitious
American English: /fækˈtɪʃəs/
British English: /fakˈtɪʃəs/

Translation of factitious in Spanish:

adjective

  • [formal]
    facticio [formal]
    Example sentences
    • Occasionally, epilepsy can be mistaken for narcolepsy, and factitious simulation of narcolepsy has been described.
    • People with factitious disorder feign or actually induce illness in themselves, typically to garner the nurturance of others.
    • She was said to be suffering from factitious illness by proxy, a disorder previously referred to as Munchausen's syndrome by proxy.
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