How Do You Spell FACTITIOUS?

Correct spelling for the English word "factitious" is [faktˈɪʃəs], [faktˈɪʃəs], [f_a_k_t_ˈɪ_ʃ_ə_s]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Common Misspellings for FACTITIOUS

Below is the list of 28 misspellings for the word "factitious". Misspellings percentages are collected from over 510 000 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

Usage Examples for FACTITIOUS

  1. It compels a change of administration at stated astronomical periods whether any change of policy is called for or not it stirs up the whole country every fourth year with a furious excitement that is often largely factitious and twice within the century in 1801 and again in 1877 it has brought us to the verge of the most foolish and hopeless species of civil war in view of that thoroughly monarchical kind of accident a disputed succession - "The Critical Period of American History" by John Fiske
  2. Accordingly here too it claims perfection also for factitious religious rites - "The Apology of the Augsburg Confession" by Philip Melanchthon
  3. Lord John Russell had attempted to procure a factitious support in the country by stimulating a fresh demand for parliamentary reform - "The Constitutional History of England From 1760 to 1860" by Charles Duke Yonge
  4. Nor indeed do we find fault with all for we are of the opinion that there are here and there some good men in the monasteries who judge moderately concerning human and factitious services as some writers call them and who do not approve of the cruelty which the hypocrites among them exercise - "The Apology of the Augsburg Confession" by Philip Melanchthon
  5. Nayland Smith the unsuitable silk hat set right upon the back of his head was pacing the room excitedly his fuming pipe protruding from the tangle of factitious beard - "The Devil Doctor" by Sax Rohmer