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† transititiously, adv.

Origin: A borrowing from Latin, combined with English elements. Etymons: Latin transit-  , transīre  , -itious suffix1, -ly suffix2.
Etymology: < classical Latin transit-, past participial stem of transīre (see transit n.) + -itious suffix1 + -ly suffix2.
Compare later transitious adj.
Obsolete. rare.

  By transitions; by passing from one thing to another.

1652   T. Urquhart Εκσκυβαλαυρον 279   Speeches extending a matter..Auxetically, Digressively, Transititiously.

1652—1652(Hide quotations)


This entry has been updated (OED Third Edition, March 2019).