- added or derived from an external source; additional.
Origin of adscititious
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Apropos of this 'supererogatory and adscititious' prohibition.
All notice, and some enjoy, this adscititious literary overtone.
Adscititious, ad-sit-ish′us, adj. added or assumed: additional.
We rob them of their amusing but adscititious qualities; we make them utterly uninteresting to precisely 99.99 per cent.
- added or supplemental; additional
C17: from Latin adscītus admitted (from outside), from adscīscere to admit, from scīscere to seek to know, from scīre to know
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