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fictitious

fic·ti·tious

fictitious

 
 
pronunciation:
fIk tI shs
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: intended to deceive; not genuine; imaginary.
He made mention of a fictitious appointment to excuse himself from the meeting.
synonyms:
assumed, concocted, fabricated, invented, manufactured, phony, pretended, put-on
antonyms:
genuine
similar words:
affected, bogus, counterfeit, fake, false, feigned, imaginary, made-up, mythical, pseudo, sham, spurious, supposititious, trumped-up
definition 2: of, relating to, or composed of fiction.
The author says her fictitious characters are not based on anyone she knows.In this fictitious kingdom, there is no rain or snow.
synonyms:
fictional, imaginary
antonyms:
factual
similar words:
fabled, made-up, make-believe, mythical
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derivations: fictitiously (adv.), fictitiousness (n.)
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