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Antonyms for fiction
ˈfɪk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fiction(noun)

    a literary work based on the imagination and not necessarily on fact

    Synonyms:
    fable, fabrication

  2. fabrication, fiction, fable(noun)

    a deliberately false or improbable account

    Synonyms:
    lying, fictionalisation, fabrication, manufacturing, allegory, assembly, legend, parable, prevarication, apologue, fictionalization, manufacture, fable

Wiktionary

  1. fiction(noun)

    Antonyms:
    non-fiction, documentary, fact

    Synonyms:
    figment, fabrication

  2. fiction(noun)

    Literary type using invented or imaginative writing, instead of real facts, usually written as prose.

    Antonyms:
    documentary, fact, non-fiction

    Synonyms:
    figment, fabrication

  3. fiction(noun)

    Invention.

    The butler’s account of the crime was pure fiction.

    Synonyms:
    fabrication, figment

    Antonyms:
    documentary, fact, non-fiction

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fiction

    Fiction is now chiefly used of a prose work in narrative form in which the characters are partly or wholly imaginary, and which is designed to portray human life, with or without a practical lesson; a romance portrays what is picturesque or striking, as a mere fiction may not do; novel is a general name for any continuous fictitious narrative, especially a love-story; fiction and novel are used with little difference of meaning, except that novel characterizes a work in which the emotional element is especially prominent. The moral of the fable is expressed formally; the lesson of the fiction, if any, is inwrought. A fiction is studied; a myth grows up without intent. A legend may be true, but can not be historically verified; a myth has been received as true at some time, but is now known to be false. A fabrication is designed to deceive; it is a less odious word than falsehood, but is really stronger, as a falsehood may be a sudden unpremeditated statement, while a fabrication is a series of statements carefully studied and fitted together in order to deceive; the falsehood is all false; the fabrication may mingle the true with the false. A figment is something imaginary which the one who utters it may or may not believe to be true; we say, "That statement is a figment of his imagination." The story may be either true or false, and covers the various senses of all the words in the group. Apologue, a word simply transferred from Greek into English, is the same as fable. Compare ALLEGORY.

    Antonyms:
    certainty, fact, history, literalness, reality, truth, verity

    Synonyms:
    allegory, apologue, fable, fabrication, falsehood, figment, invention, legend, myth, novel, romance, story

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fiction

    Antonyms:
    fact, truth, verity, reality

    Synonyms:
    invention, fabrication, creation, figment, fable, falsehood, romance, myth

How to use fiction in a sentence?

  1. Richard Dawkins:

    The God of the Old testament is arguably the most unpleasant character in all fiction...

  2. Di Pietro:

    Let's hope that is told by the historians, this is only fiction.

  3. Mark Twain:

    Truth is more of a stranger than fiction.

  4. Heather Dubrow:

    Truth is stranger than fiction, which is why reality TV is so popular.”

  5. G. K. Chesterton:

    Journalism is popular, but it is popular mainly as fiction. Life is one world, and life seen in the newspapers is another.

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