Adscititious vs Adscititiously - What's the difference?

adscititious | adscititiously |


As an adjective adscititious

is derived or acquired from something extrinsic; not part of the real, inherent, or essential nature of a thing.

As an adverb adscititiously is

in an adscititious way.

adscititious

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • derived or acquired from something extrinsic; not part of the real, inherent, or essential nature of a thing
  • * 1843 , '', book 2, ch. XVII, ''The Beginnings
  • When the poor man’s integuments, no longer nourished from within, become dead skin, mere adscititious leather and callosity, wearing thicker and thicker, uglier and uglier; […] — yes then, you may say, his usefulness once more is quite obstructed; […] it is time that he take to bed, and prepare for departure, which cannot now be distant!

    adscititiously

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In an adscititious way.