supposititious

[ suh-poz-i-tish-uh s ]
/ səˌpɒz ɪˈtɪʃ əs /

adjective

fraudulently substituted or pretended; spurious; not genuine.

Nearby words

  1. supposed to,
  2. supposedly,
  3. supposing,
  4. supposition,
  5. suppositious,
  6. suppositive,
  7. suppository,
  8. suppress,
  9. suppressant,
  10. suppressed carrier modulation

Origin of supposititious

1605–15; < Latin suppositīcius, equivalent to supposit(us) (past participle of suppōnere; see supposition) + -īcius -itious

Related formssup·pos·i·ti·tious·ly, adverbsup·pos·i·ti·tious·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for supposititious

supposititious

/ (səˌpɒzɪˈtɪʃəs) /

adjective

substituted with intent to mislead or deceive
Derived Formssupposititiously, adverbsupposititiousness, noun

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