Fictional Fic"tion*al, a. Pertaining to, or characterized by, fiction; fictitious; romantic.``Fictional rather than historical.'' --Latham. [1913 Webster]

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  • fictional — pertaining to fiction, 1843, from FICTION (Cf. fiction) + AL (Cf. al) (1). Earlier FICTITIOUS (Cf. fictitious) also was used in this sense (1773) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • fictional — [[t]fɪ̱kʃən(ə)l[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Fictional characters or events occur only in stories, plays, or films and never actually existed or happened. It is drama featuring fictional characters... Ulverton is a fictional village on the Wessex Downs.… …   English dictionary

  • fictional — adjective fictional people or descriptions are imaginary and from a book or story: fictional characters | a fictional description of growing up in Detroit …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fictional — adjective 1. related to or involving literary fiction (Freq. 7) clever fictional devices a fictional treatment of the train robbery • Ant: ↑nonfictional • Pertains to noun: ↑fiction • …   Useful english dictionary

  • fictional — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ The names of the characters are entirely fictional. ADVERB ▪ completely, entirely, purely, wholly Fictional i …   Collocations dictionary

  • fictional — fic|tion|al [ fıkʃənl ] adjective * 1. ) invented for a book, play, or movie: FICTITIOUS: a fictional character/place/event 2. ) relating to fiction: fictional conventions/techniques …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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