verb (used with object), fic·tion·al·ized, fic·tion·al·iz·ing.
Related formsfic·tion·al·i·za·tion, nounfic·tion·al·iz·er, nounsem·i·fic·tion·al·ized, adjective
Examples from the Web for fictionalized
Her novel, a fictionalized take on her Left Bank intellectual circle, centers on an adulterous woman torn between two men.
Both shows feature a fictionalized version of their lead actor.Charlie Sheen’s ‘Anger Management’ & Louis C.K.’s ‘Louie’: Comedy Clash|Jace Lacob|June 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He almost succeeds, but this is a fictionalized account of that actually happening.
The stories are haunted, too, by another ghost—that of Henry James, whose life Toíbin fictionalized in The Master (2004).
Glenn Beck fictionalized Jones-style conspiracy theories in his 9/11 truth-themed novel, The Overton Window.