Definition of factitiously in English:



See factitious

‘Initially presenting doctors with factitiously ill children seems in some cases to become more direct manipulation, with complaints being directed at the doctors.’
  • ‘But in addition to this, owing to the large portions of mercury, irritation of the intestinal canal may be produced factitiously which will be a complication not to be desired.’
  • ‘During multiple hospitalizations, she developed episodes of fever of unknown origin and was believed to have factitiously elevated her temperature.’



/fakˈtiSHəslē/ /fækˈtɪʃəsli/