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supposititious

Syllabification: sup·pos·i·ti·tious
Pronunciation: /səˌpäzəˈtiSHəs
 
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Definition of supposititious in English:

adjective

Substituted for the real thing; not genuine: the supposititious heir to the throne

Origin

early 17th century: from Latin supposititius (from supponere 'to substitute') + -ous.

Derivatives

supposititiously

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • It was in no way contingent on Adam's thought, but supposititiously self-created.
  • I think that your fossils are very interesting and valuable, not because they are old, but because they indicate that supposititiously ancient rocks may be recent.

supposititiousness

2
noun

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