Definition of adscititious in English:

adscititious

Pronunciation /ˌadsəˈtiSHəs/ /ˌædsəˈtɪʃəs/

adjective

archaic
  • Forming an addition or supplement; not integral or intrinsic.

    ‘By the incorporation of these adscititious elements, such elements, at crucial moments, threaten to compromise the rhythmic integrity of entire pieces.’

Origin

Early 17th century from Latin adscit- ‘admitted, adopted’, from adsciscere, + -itious, on the pattern of adventitious.

Pronunciation

adscititious

/ˌadsəˈtiSHəs/ /ˌædsəˈtɪʃəs/