Definitions for factitiousfækˈtɪʃ əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. factitious(adj)

    not produced by natural forces

    "brokers created a factitious demand for stocks"


  1. factitious(Adjective)

    Created by humans, artificial.

  2. factitious(Adjective)

    Counterfeit, fabricated.

  3. Origin: From factitius "artificial", from facere "to make, do".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Factitious(adj)

    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

  1. Factitious

    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. factitiusfacĕre, to make.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of factitious in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of factitious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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