not produced by natural forces
"brokers created a factitious demand for stocks"
Created by humans, artificial.
Origin: From factitius "artificial", from facere "to make, do".
made by art, in distinction from what is produced by nature; artificial; sham; formed by, or adapted to, an artificial or conventional, in distinction from a natural, standard or rule; not natural; as, factitious cinnabar or jewels; a factitious taste
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
fak-tish′us, adj. made by art, in opposition to what is natural or spontaneous: conventional.—adv. Facti′tiously.—n. Facti′tiousness.—adjs. Fac′titive, causative; Fac′tive (obs.), making. [L. factitius—facĕre, to make.]
The numerical value of factitious in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of factitious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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