Etymology: probably from Middle French artificieux, from Latin artificiosus, from artificium artifice + -osus -ose, -ous — more at artifice
obsolete : displaying skill or artifice
artificiously adverb

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  • Artificious — Ar ti*fi cious, a. [L. artificiosus.] Artificial. [Obs.] Johnson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • artificiously — adverb see artificious …   Useful english dictionary

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