'Supposititious' definitions:

Definition of 'supposititious'

(from WordNet)
Based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence; "theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are still highly conjectural"; "the supposed reason for his absence"; "suppositious reconstructions of dead languages"; "hypothetical situation" [syn: conjectural, divinatory, hypothetical, hypothetic, supposed, suppositional, suppositious, supposititious]

Definition of 'Supposititious'

  • Supposititious \Sup*pos`i*ti"tious\, a. [L. suppositicus. See Supposition.]
  • 1. Fraudulently substituted for something else; not being what is purports to be; not genuine; spurious; counterfeit; as, a supposititious child; a supposititious writing. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]
  • 2. Suppositional; hypothetical. [R.] --Woodward. [1913 Webster] -- {Sup*pos`i*ti"tious*ly}, adv. -- {Sup*pos`i*ti"tious*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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