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Factitious \Fac*ti"tious\, a. [L. factitius, fr. facere to make.
See Fact, and cf. Fetich.]
Made by art, in distinction from what is produced by nature;
artificial; sham; formed by, or adapted to, an artificial or
conventional, in distinction from a natural, standard or
rule; not natural; as, factitious cinnabar or jewels; a
factitious taste. -- Fac-ti"tious*ly, adv. --
He acquires a factitious propensity, he forms an
incorrigible habit, of desultory reading. --De Quincey.
Usage: Factitious, Unnatural. Anything is unnatural when
it departs in any way from its simple or normal state;
it is factitious when it is wrought out or wrought up
by labor and effort, as, a factitious excitement. An
unnatural demand for any article of merchandise is one
which exceeds the ordinary rate of consumption; a
factitious demand is one created by active exertions
for the purpose. An unnatural alarm is one greater
than the occasion requires; a factitious alarm is one
wrought up with care and effort.
One entry found for sarcastic.
Main Entry: sar·cas·tic
1 : having the character of sarcasm
2 : given to the use of sarcasm : CAUSTIC
- sar·cas·ti·cal·ly /-ti-k(&-)lE/ adverb
synonyms SARCASTIC, SATIRIC, IRONIC, SARDONIC mean marked by bitterness and a power or will to cut or sting. SARCASTIC implies an intentional inflicting of pain by deriding, taunting, or ridiculing . SATIRIC implies that the intent of the ridiculing is censure and reprobation . IRONIC implies an attempt to be amusing or provocative by saying usually the opposite of what is meant . SARDONIC implies scorn, mockery, or derision that is manifested by either verbal or facial expression .
Originally posted by chris01621
Sarcasm is the lowest form of wit.
Your a witty bunch aren't you...
im bored as all get out, so i love to BTS all night long