Sup*pos`i*ti"tious (?), a. [L. suppositicus. See Supposition.]

1.

Fraudulently substituted for something else; not being what is purports to be; not genuine; spurious; counterfeit; as, a supposititious child; a supposititious writing.

Bacon.

2.

Suppositional; hypothetical.

[R.]

Woodward.

-- Sup*pos`i*ti"tious*ly, adv. -- Sup*pos`i*ti"tious*ness, n.

 

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