adscititious

Definitions of adscititious
  1. adjective
    added or derived from something outside; not inherent
    “an adscititious habit rather than an inherent taste”
    Synonyms:
    extrinsic
    not forming an essential part of a thing or arising or originating from the outside
  2. adjective
    supplemental; not part of the real or essential nature of a thing
    adscititious vowels”
    Synonyms:
    inessential, unessential
    not basic or fundamental
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