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supposititious Syllabification: sup·pos·i·ti·tious
Pronunciation: /səˌpäzəˈtiSHəs/

Definition of supposititious in English:

adjective

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

Derivatives

supposititiously
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
noun

Origin

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

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