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Factitious (IPA: /fækˈtɪʃəs/)

Factitious (a.)

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.

Factitious Synonyms

Artificial, Unreal

Factitious Rhymes


Ambitious, Auspicious, Capricious, Delicious, Factitious, Fictitious, Judicious, Malicious, Nutritious, Pernicious, Propitious, Seditious, Suspicious

Aloysius, Expeditious, Inauspicious, Injudicious, Repetitious, Superstitious, Surreptitious

Spanish Translation

Factitious in Spanish is Facticio

Example Sentence (Quote)

" The love of domination never attains more than a factitious elevation, that is sure to make enemies of all its neighbours." - Jean-Baptiste Say

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