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From Latin factitius "artificial", from facere "to make, do".

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Factitious (comparative more Factitious, superlative most Factitious)

Positive
Factitious

Comparative
more Factitious

Superlative
most Factitious

  1. Created by humans, artificial.
    • 1661, Robert Lovell, a Compleat History of Animals and Minerals, page 351
      [...] if from erosion of the gums, by such things as restore them, strengthen and bind them; if wanting, it may be helped by the factitious; their ſordes are removed, by washing and cleaning them; and their blacknesse, by dentifrices.
  2. Counterfeit, fabricated.

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