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fɪkˈtɪʃ əsfic·ti·tious

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fabricated, fancied, fictional, fictitiousadjective

    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, shamadjective

    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. fictitiousadjective

    Not real; invented; contrived.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fictitiousadjective

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

    Etymology: [L. fictitius. See Fiction.]

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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. Paul Whelan:

    Why was I left behind ? While I am pleased Trevor is home with his family, I have been held on a fictitious charge of espionage for 40 months, the world knows this charge was fabricated. Why hasn't more been done to secure my release ?

  2. Clyde Parry:

    Jason Cid did this in the hopes of showing how overly aggressive police officers are when they respond to these calls. As you can see from the video, my officers responded and were polite and professional as they investigated the fictitious situation that was created by Jason Cid and his accomplices. Jason Cid hoped to show you out of control cops harassing three young men. But what they got were courteous, polite and professional law enforcement officers who investigated the suspicious activity that they themselves created.

  3. 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.

  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. George Bernard Shaw:

    What we call education and culture is for the most part nothing but the substitution of reading for experience, of literature for life, of the obsolete fictitious for the contemporary real.

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