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inofficious

[in-uh-fish-uh s] /ˌɪn əˈfɪʃ əs/
adjective, Law.
1.
being inconsistent with moral duty and natural affection.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Latin inofficiōsus. See in-3, officious
Related forms
inofficiousness, inofficiosity
[in-uh-fish-ee-os-i-tee] /ˌɪn əˌfɪʃ iˈɒs ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
noun
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British Dictionary definitions for in officious

inofficious

/ˌɪnəˈfɪʃəs/
adjective
1.
contrary to moral obligation, as the disinheritance of a child by his parents: an inofficious will
Derived Forms
inofficiously, adverb
inofficiousness, noun
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