Definitions for fictionˈfɪk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fiction(noun)

    a literary work based on the imagination and not necessarily on fact

  2. fabrication, fiction, fable(noun)

    a deliberately false or improbable account

Wiktionary

  1. fiction(Noun)

    Literary type using invented or imaginative writing, instead of real facts, usually written as prose.

  2. fiction(Noun)

    Invention.

    The butleru2019s account of the crime was pure fiction.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fiction(noun)

    the act of feigning, inventing, or imagining; as, by a mere fiction of the mind

  2. Fiction(noun)

    that which is feigned, invented, or imagined; especially, a feigned or invented story, whether oral or written. Hence: A story told in order to deceive; a fabrication; -- opposed to fact, or reality

  3. Fiction(noun)

    fictitious literature; comprehensively, all works of imagination; specifically, novels and romances

  4. Fiction(noun)

    an assumption of a possible thing as a fact, irrespective of the question of its truth

  5. Fiction(noun)

    any like assumption made for convenience, as for passing more rapidly over what is not disputed, and arriving at points really at issue

Freebase

  1. Fiction

    Fiction is the form of any work that deals, in part or in whole, with information or events that are not factual, but rather, imaginary and theoretical—that is, invented by the author. Although fiction describes a major branch of literary work, it may also refer to theatrical, cinematic, or musical work. Fiction contrasts with non-fiction, which deals exclusively with factual events, descriptions, observations, etc..

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. FICTION

    The Constitutional fiat that "all men are created equal."

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fiction' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4544

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fiction' in Nouns Frequency: #1778


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