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suppositious

[ suhp-uh-zish-uh s ]
/ ˌsʌp əˈzɪʃ əs /
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adjective

formed from or growing out of supposition: suppositious evidence.

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Nearby words

supposed, supposed to, supposedly, supposing, supposition, suppositious, supposititious, suppositive, suppository, suppress, suppressant

Origin of suppositious

First recorded in 1615–25; shortened form of supposititious
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British Dictionary definitions for suppositious

suppositious

/ (ˌsʌpəˈzɪʃəs) /

adjective

deduced from supposition; hypothetical
Derived Formssuppositiously, adverbsuppositiousness, noun
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