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Meaning of SUPPOSITITIOUS

Pronunciation:  su`pâzi'tishus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence; "theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are still highly conjectural"; "the supposed reason for his absence"; "suppositious reconstructions of dead languages"; "supposititious hypotheses"
 

SUPPOSITITIOUS is a 14 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: conjectural, supposed, suppositional, suppositious, theoretic, theoretical
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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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