Meaning of “factitious” in the English Dictionary

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"factitious" in British English

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uk /fækˈtɪʃ.əs/ us /fækˈtɪʃ.əs/ formal

artificial rather than natural:

The excitement was largely factitious and confined to the media.

(Definition of “factitious” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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