Definition of Fictitious

1. Adjective. Formed or conceived by the imagination. "A fictional character"

Exact synonyms: Fabricated, Fancied, Fictional
Similar to: Unreal
Derivative terms: Fiction, Fiction



2. Adjective. Adopted in order to deceive. "Sham modesty"
Exact synonyms: Assumed, False, Fictive, Pretended, Put On, Sham
Similar to: Counterfeit, Imitative
Derivative terms: Falseness, Fiction, Sham, Sham

Definition of Fictitious

1. a. Feigned; imaginary; not real; fabulous; counterfeit; false; not genuine; as, fictitious fame.

Definition of Fictitious

1. Adjective. Not real; invented; contrived. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fictitious

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fictitious

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fictitious (current term)
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Literary usage of Fictitious

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1. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"A drama (we adopt Dr. Johnson's definition, with some little extension) is a poem or fictitious composition in dialogue, in which the action is not related, ..."

2. Institutes of the Christian Religion by Jean Calvin (1921)
"ALTHOUGH Isaiah (TO) brings a just accusation of stupidity against the worshippers of fictitious deities, for not having learned, from the foundations of ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"He was warmly encouraged by Bishop Compton, to whom he presented a Catechism in " Formosan ", a purely fictitious language. Afterwards he fell into poverty ..."

4. A Treatise on Human Nature: Being an Attempt to Introduce the Experimental by David Hume, Thomas Hill Green (1874)
"... but 'tis only because one, two, three, four, &c., are existent A unit^j consisting of a number of fractions, is merely a fictitious denomination, ..."

5. Cyclopedia of Law and Procedure by William Mack, Howard Pervear Nash (1903)
"The name assumed as a fictitious payee may be that of an actual person used as euch without interest on his part or intention on the maker's part to make ..."

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