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Synonyms 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)

    Synonyms:
    figment, fabrication

    Antonyms:
    non-fiction, documentary, fact

  2. fiction(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    figment, fabrication

    Antonyms:
    documentary, fact, non-fiction

  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.

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

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fiction

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

    Antonyms:
    fact, truth, verity, reality

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fiction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    invention, fable

  2. fiction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    novel, romance, work of fiction, feigned story

  3. fiction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    fabrication, figment, falsehood, lie

  4. fiction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    fictitious literature

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "fiction":

    feature, imagination, fantasy, novel, sci-fi, pretence, roman, unreal

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How to use fiction in a sentence?

  1. Maria Moldes:

    The people in my photographs are looking into the unknown infinite, another world, i wanted it to have a science-fiction feel to it. So I looked for characters who could be in a movie, like extraterrestrials.

  2. Adam Brumm:

    The images of therianthropes may also represent the earliest evidence for our capacity to conceive of things that do not exist in the natural world, a basic concept that underpins modern religion, therianthropes occur in the folklore or narrative fiction of almost every modern society, and they are perceived as gods, spirits or ancestral beings in many religions worldwide.

  3. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    The life of man is the true romance, which when it is valiantly conduced, will yield the imagination a higher joy than any fiction.

  4. Thomas Edison:

    Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction--faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.

  5. J. G. Ballard:

    Everything is becoming science fiction. From the margins of an almost invisible literature has sprung the intact reality of the 20th century.

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