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Definitions for fictitious
fɪkˈtɪʃ əsfic·ti·tious

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fabricated, fancied, fictional, fictitious(adj)

    formed or conceived by the imagination

    "a fabricated excuse for his absence"; "a fancied wrong"; "a fictional character"

  2. assumed, false, fictitious, fictive, pretended, put on, sham(adj)

    adopted in order to deceive

    "an assumed name"; "an assumed cheerfulness"; "a fictitious address"; "fictive sympathy"; "a pretended interest"; "a put-on childish voice"; "sham modesty"

Wiktionary

  1. fictitious(Adjective)

    Not real; invented; contrived.

    St. Mary Mead is a fictitious village from the books of Agatha Christie.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fictitious(adj)

    feigned; imaginary; not real; fabulous; counterfeit; false; not genuine; as, fictitious fame

    Etymology: [L. fictitius. See Fiction.]

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How to say fictitious in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fictitious in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fictitious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of fictitious in a Sentence

  1. Air Force:

    On June 5, during a passport fraud investigation, the US Department of State's Diplomatic Security Service interviewed an individual claiming to be Barry O'Beirne. After being confronted with inconsistencies about his identity, the individual admitted his true name was William Howard Hughes Jr., and that he deserted from the US Air Force in 1983, capt. Hughes claimed that in 1983 he was depressed about being in the Air Force so he left, created the fictitious identity of O'Beirne and has been living in California ever since.

  2. Matthias Kiener:

    External auditors, unlike [counter-fraud] officers, are not necessarily looking for evidence of fictitious receipts or inappropriate spending in the field, sometimes the due diligence is not done. That might be because many charities are founded on the principle of trust. An NGO might be reluctant to ask tough questions of some of those it employs.

  3. Mariano Rajoy:

    This is a fictitious, unreal candidature.

  4. Mark Twain:

    Sane and intelligent human beings are like all other human beings, and carefully and cautiously and diligently conceal their private real opinions from the world and give out fictitious ones in their stead for general consumption.

  5. Al Baker:

    It took two years to compile all the data that they fictitiously created to confront competition - we also need that much time to respond to those fictitious allegations against the Gulf carriers.

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