Definition of Fictile

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the craft of pottery. "Fictile ware"

Partainyms: Pottery



2. Adjective. Susceptible to being led or directed. "Fictile masses of people ripe for propaganda"
Exact synonyms: Pliable
Similar to: Susceptible

3. Adjective. Capable of being molded or modeled (especially of earth or clay or other soft material). "Plastic substances such as wax or clay"
Exact synonyms: Moldable, Plastic
Similar to: Elastic
Derivative terms: Mold, Mold, Plasticity

Definition of Fictile

1. a. Molded, or capable of being molded, into form by art; relating to pottery or to molding in any soft material.

Definition of Fictile

1. Adjective. Capable of being molded into the shape of an artifact or art work ¹

2. Adjective. (context: of an art work or artifact) Molded of clay or earth ¹

3. Adjective. (context: pottery) Of or relating to earthenware ¹

4. Adjective. (figuratively) Capable of being led or directed ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fictile

1. moldable [adj] - See also: moldable

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fictile

fickled
fickleness
ficklenesses
fickler
fickles
ficklest
fickling
fickly
fico
ficoes
ficoll
ficoll gradient
ficos
ficosis
fics
fictile (current term)
fiction
fictional
fictional animal
fictional character
fictionalisation
fictionalise
fictionalised
fictionaliser
fictionalisers
fictionalises
fictionalising
fictionalism
fictionalisms
fictionalist

Literary usage of Fictile

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1. Archaeologia, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity by Society of Antiquaries of London (1846)
"X. Observations on the Figures of Anacreon and his Dog, as represented upon some Greek fictile Vases in the British Museum. By SAMUEL BIRCH, Esq., FSA, ..."

2. The Lake Dwellings of Ireland: Or, Ancient Lacustrine Habitations of Erin by William Gregory Wood-Martin (1886)
"About one-seventh the real size, . 92 67. fictile Vessel from ... Fragment of fictile Ware, 99 101. Stamped Pattern on Fragment of fictile Ware, ..."

3. The Journal of the Royal Historical and Archaeological Association of Ireland (1878)
"... idea of how many more there might have been. All these vessels seem to have been hand-made, no truce of the work- No. o. Kim Ornament of fictile Vessel. ..."

4. The Ancient Bronze Implements, Weapons, and Ornaments of Great Britain and by John Evans (1881)
"OF the various forms of fictile vessels which were in use at the same period ... The greater part of the fictile ware with which we are acquainted was used ..."

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