Definition of fictitious adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

fictitious

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//fɪkˈtɪʃəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//fɪkˈtɪʃəs//
 
 
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invented by somebody rather than true All the places and characters in my novel are fictitious (= they do not exist in real life). The account he gives of his childhood is fictitious. Police said the name John Haydon was fictitious, but the address given was genuine. Word Origin early 17th cent.: from Latin ficticius (from fingere ‘contrive, form’) + -ous.
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