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Definition 1: adopted in order to deceive - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where fictitious or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for fictitious in the sense of this definition

(fictitious is similar to ...) not genuine; imitating something superior

"counterfeit emotion" "counterfeit money" "counterfeit works of art" "a counterfeit prince"

Definition 2: formed or conceived by the imagination - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where fictitious or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a fabricated excuse for his absence
  • a fancied wrong
  • a fictional character

Synonyms for fictitious in the sense of this definition

(fictitious is similar to ...) lacking in reality or substance or genuineness; not corresponding to acknowledged facts or criteria

"ghosts and other unreal entities" "unreal propaganda serving as news"

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