supposititious[sə päz′ə tis̸h′əs]
supposititious definition by Webster's New World
- substituted with intent to deceive or defraud; spurious; counterfeit
- suppositional; hypothetical
Origin: Classical Latin suppositicius ; from suppositus: see supposition
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- supposititiously adverb
supposititious definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Substituted with fraudulent intent; spurious.
- Hypothetical; supposed. See Synonyms at supposed.
Origin: From Latin suppositīcius, from suppositus, past participle of suppōnere, to substitute; see suppose.
- sup·posˌi·tiˈtious·ly adverb
- sup·posˌi·tiˈtious·ness noun