Definition of adscititious in English:

adscititious

Line breaks: ad¦sci|ti¦tious
Pronunciation: /ˌadsɪˈtɪʃəs
 
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adjective

archaic
  • Forming an addition or supplement; not integral.
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    • By the incorporation of these adscititious elements, such elements, at crucial moments, threaten to compromise the rhythmic integrity of entire pieces.

Origin

early 17th century: from Latin adscit- 'admitted, adopted', from adsciscere, + -itious1, on the pattern of adventitious.

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