Definition of "fictional" []

  • Literary works invented by the imagination, such as novels or short stories (noun)
  • An invented story or explanation; lie (noun)
  • The act of inventing a story or explanation (noun)
  • Something assumed to be true for the sake of convenience, though probably false (noun)
  • Invented, as opposed to real. (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "fictional" in a sentence
  • "To give the film context, Haney-Jardine is filming what he called "fictional reality" - finding kids from Torres' neighborhood in Puerto Rico to portray the events of Torres' childhood."
  • "Adlerians use the term fictional finalism to refer to an imagined central goal that guides a person’s behavior."
  • "Like Clockers (1992) and his two other books set in fictional Dempsey,"