Definition of Fictional

1. Adjective. Related to or involving literary fiction. "A fictional treatment of the train robbery"

Partainyms: Fiction
Derivative terms: Fiction
Antonyms: Nonfictional



2. Adjective. Formed or conceived by the imagination. "A fictional character"
Exact synonyms: Fabricated, Fancied, Fictitious
Similar to: Unreal
Derivative terms: Fiction, Fiction

Definition of Fictional

1. a. Pertaining to, or characterized by, fiction; fictitious; romantic.

Definition of Fictional

1. Adjective. Invented, as opposed to real. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fictional

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Fictional

1. Pertaining to, or characterised by, fiction; fictitious; romantic."Fictional rather than historical." Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Fictional

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fictionalities

Literary usage of Fictional

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. International Law: A Treatise by Lassa Oppenheim (1920)
"They are fictional and in a sense only parts of the territory. Thus men-of-war and other public vessels on the high seas as well as in foreign territorial ..."

2. The Art of Writing English: A Book for College Classes by Rollo Walter Brown, Nathaniel Waring Barnes (1913)
"l B. EFFECTIVENESS IN ESTHETIC OR Fictional NARRATION In fictional narrative, effectiveness is in many ways a different matter. The writer is not striving ..."

3. The Writer's Art by Those who Have Practiced it by Rollo Walter Brown (1921)
"THE AIM OF Fictional ART* JOSEPH CONRAD 1857- THIS essay is the Preface to The Nigger of the Narcissus, or The Children of the Sea, ..."

4. Idling in Italy: Studies of Literature and of Life by Joseph Collins (1920)
"... CHAPTER VIII Fictional BIOGRAPHY AND AUTOBIOGRAPHY OFTEN I find myself thinking of the justification of autobiographical writing in fiction. ..."

5. Earth Data and New Weapons by Jay L. Larson (1994)
"International Crisis: A Fictional Scenario Let us postulate an entirely fictitious scenario. The country is Indonesia. The scene is all too familiar. ..."

6. The Second Australasian Conference on Interactive Entertainment: Proceedings by Yusuf Pisan, SIGART. (2005)
"Part of the nature of fictive props is that they set bounds on what can be imagined as fictional of the worlds they present. In a narrative fiction such as ..."

7. Practical Ideas for Teaching Writing As a Process by Carol B. Olson (1996)
"Using Fictional Techniques for Nonfiction Writing By Ruby Bernstein English Teacher, Northgate High School, Mt. Diablo Unified School District; ..."

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