Adscititious

Definitions of "Adscititious"

Not inherent or essential; derived from something outside. adjective

Added or derived from without; not intrinsic or essential; supplemental; additional. Also written ascititious.

Supplemental; additional; adventitious; ascititious. adjective

Derived or acquired from something extrinsic; not part of the real, inherent, or essential nature of a thing adjective

Added or derived from something outside; not inherent adjective

Supplemental; not part of the real or essential nature of a thing adjective

The word "Adscititious" in example sentences

Accordingly this motion, because it ceases not but when others cease is felt instantly, they deem perpetual and proper, all others adscititious. The New Organon

Unsatisfied, however, with natural beauty (like the people of all other countries) they strive by adscititious embellishments to heighten attraction, and often with as little success. The Settlement at Port Jackson

Cézanne was direct because he set himself a task which admitted of no adscititious flourishes -- the creation of form which should be entirely self-supporting and intrinsically significant, Since Cézanne

We rob them of their amusing but adscititious qualities; we make them utterly uninteresting to precisely 99.99 per cent. of our fellow-creatures; and ourselves we make unpopular. Since Cézanne

All notice, and some enjoy, this adscititious literary overtone. Since Cézanne

Also he was the first to recognize that an editor has some rights and prejudices, that certain words make him sick; that certain other words he reserves for his own use, -- "meticulous" once a year, "adscititious" once in a life time. In Flanders Fields and Other Poems

Also he was the first to recognize that an editor has some rights and prejudices, that certain words make him sick; that certain other words he reserves for his own use, -- "meticulous" once a year, "adscititious" once in a life time. In Flanders Fields and Other Poems

The Single Epicheirema is said to be of the First Order, if the adscititious proposition attach to the major premise; if to the minor, of the Second Order. Logic Deductive and Inductive

Now, the parenthesis, "as shown by the conformity, etc.," is an adscititious member of an Epicheirema, which may be stated, as a Prosyllogism, thus: Logic Deductive and Inductive

The Epicheirema is called Single or Double, says Hamilton, according as an "adscititious proposition" attaches to one or both of the premises. Logic Deductive and Inductive

In yesterday's paper (a very pretty one indeed) we had equiponderant, and another so hard I cannot remember it [adscititious], both in one sentence. ' Life Of Johnson

As the law was a parenthesis between Abraham's dispensation of promise of grace, and its enduring fulfilment at Christ's coming (Ro 5: 20, Greek, "The law entered as something adscititious and by the way"): so the Levitical priesthood was parenthetical and temporary, between Melchisedec's typically enduring priesthood, and its antitypical realization in our ever continuing High Priest, Christ. here -- in the Levitical priesthood. there -- in the priesthood after the order of Melchisedec. Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

Those who were not satisfied with the dead-body theory contented themselves, like Dr. More, with that of "adscititious particles," which has, to be sure, a more metaphysical and scholastic flavor about it. Among My Books First Series

"The Devil also, as in other stories, leaving an ill smell behind him, seems to imply the reality of the business, those adscititious particles he held together in his visible vehicle being loosened at his vanishing and so offending the nostrils by their floating and diffusing themselves in the open Air." Among My Books First Series

Universe; but the adscititious excrescence of it; the gross, terrene, godless embodiment of it; which would have to become, more or less, a godlike one. Past and Present

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