added from an external source; supplemental
Origin of adscititiousfrom Classical Latin adscitus, past participle of adsciscere, to receive with knowledge, approve from ad-, to + sciscere, to seek to know from scire, to know: see science
Not inherent or essential; derived from something outside.
Origin of adscititiousFrom Latin adscītus past participle of adscīscere to adopt ad- ad- scīscere to accept inchoative of scīre to know ; see skei- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more adscititious, superlative most adscititious)
From Latin adscitus, from past participle of adscisco (“admit”).