Adscititious Ad`sci*ti"tious, a. [L. adscitus, p. p. of adsciscere, asciscere, to take knowingly; ad + sciscere to seek to know, approve, scire to know.] Supplemental; additional; adventitious; ascititious. ``Adscititious evidence.'' --Bowring. -- {Ad`sci*ti"tious*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • adscititiously — adverb see adscititious * * * adscititˈiously adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑adscititious * * * adscititiously, adv. rare. (ˌædsɪˈtɪʃəslɪ) [f. prec. + ly2.] In an adscitit …   Useful english dictionary

  • adscititiously — adverb In an adscititious way …   Wiktionary

  • adscititiously — ad·sci·ti·tious·ly …   English syllables

  • adscititious — adscititiously, adv. /ad si tish euhs/, adj. added or derived from an external source; additional. [1610 20; < L a(d)scit(us) derived, assumed, foreign (ptp. of a(d)scisci), equiv. to ad AD + sci (s. of scire to know) + tus ptp. suffix + ITIOUS]… …   Universalium

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