1 formed or conceived by the imagination; "a fabricated excuse for his absence"; "a fancied wrong"; "a fictional character"; "used fictitious names"; "a made-up story" [syn: fabricated, fancied, fictional, invented, made-up]
2 adopted in order to deceive; "an assumed name"; "an assumed cheerfulness"; "a fictitious address"; "fictive sympathy"; "a pretended interest"; "a put-on childish voice"; "sham modesty" [syn: assumed, false, fictive, pretended, put on, sham]
- see fictional
- Rhymes with: -ɪʃəs
- Not real; invented.
- St. Mary Mead is a fictitious village from the books of Agatha Christie.
For literary uses see Fiction
For Legal uses see legal fiction
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