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Synonyms for fictitious
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fabricated, fancied, fictional, fictitious(adj)

    formed or conceived by the imagination

    "a fabricated excuse for his absence"; "a fancied wrong"; "a fictional character"

    Synonyms:
    fancied, put on, assumed, sham, false, pretended, fictional, fabricated, fictive

    Antonyms:
    existent, genuine, real, echt

  2. assumed, false, fictitious, fictive, pretended, put on, sham(adj)

    adopted in order to deceive

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

    Synonyms:
    off-key, fancied, fake, mistaken, imitation, sour, delusive, fictive, simulated, put on, fictional, assumed, false, faux, sham, fabricated, pretended, untrue

    Antonyms:
    real, echt, existent, genuine

Wiktionary

  1. fictitious(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    invented, imaginary, contrived

  2. fictitious(adjective)

    Not real; invented; contrived.

    St. Mary Mead is a fictitious village from the books of Agatha Christie.

    Synonyms:
    invented, imaginary, contrived

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fictitious

    Synonyms:
    unreal, suppositious, spurious, imaginary

    Antonyms:
    real, true, historical, genuine, authentic, veritable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fictitious(a.)

    Synonyms:
    feigned, invented, imaginary, fanciful, unreal, not true

  2. fictitious(a.)

    Synonyms:
    false, counterfeit, spurious, supposititious, not genuine

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    fictional, fictive, dummy, bogus, notional, imaginary, sham, mock, false, shell, fake

How to pronounce fictitious?

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How to use fictitious in a sentence?

  1. Air Force:

    On June 5, during a passport fraud investigation, the US Department of State's Diplomatic Security Service interviewed an individual claiming to be Barry O'Beirne. After being confronted with inconsistencies about his identity, the individual admitted his true name was William Howard Hughes Jr., and that he deserted from the US Air Force in 1983, capt. Hughes claimed that in 1983 he was depressed about being in the Air Force so he left, created the fictitious identity of O'Beirne and has been living in California ever since.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    Every sensible person knows that a man is implicated in fictitious and fabricated stories of domestic violence by a woman in the majority of the cases, yet people say empower and respect women.

  3. Matthias Kiener:

    External auditors, unlike [counter-fraud] officers, are not necessarily looking for evidence of fictitious receipts or inappropriate spending in the field, sometimes the due diligence is not done. That might be because many charities are founded on the principle of trust. An NGO might be reluctant to ask tough questions of some of those it employs.

  4. Long Liu:

    What the company is promising is a fictitious tale. This is not like a real investment because it will never be realized or returned.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    A person who says to be not knowing own false friends and fictitious supporters is a bigger fake than all of them


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