Antonyms of adj adscititious

2 senses of adscititious

Sense 1
adscititious -- (added or derived from something outside; not inherent; "an adscititious habit rather than an inherent taste")

INDIRECT (VIA extrinsic) -> intrinsic, intrinsical -- (belonging to a thing by its very nature; "form was treated as something intrinsic, as the very essence of the thing"- John Dewey)

Sense 2
adscititious -- (supplemental; not part of the real or essential nature of a thing; "adscititious vowels")

INDIRECT (VIA inessential) -> essential -- (basic and fundamental; "the essential feature")

Similarity of adj adscititious

2 senses of adscititious

Sense 1
adscititious -- (added or derived from something outside; not inherent; "an adscititious habit rather than an inherent taste")
       => extrinsic (vs. intrinsic) -- (not forming an essential part of a thing or arising or originating from the outside; "extrinsic evidence"; "an extrinsic feature of the new building"; "that style is something extrinsic to the subject"; "looking for extrinsic aid")

Sense 2
adscititious -- (supplemental; not part of the real or essential nature of a thing; "adscititious vowels")
       => inessential (vs. essential), unessential -- (not basic or fundamental)

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