- fictitious force,
- fictitious person,
Origin of fictitious
Examples from the Web for fictitious
A twinned, imagined narrative of a fictitious Fidel Castro and a Miami exile intent on assassinating him.
It might seem obvious to say that novels are “fictitious,” but certain ones are composed almost entirely of facts.
“Eventually he appointed me to the fictitious position of ‘legal adviser,’” Levin said.Radio’s Mark Levin Might Be the Most Powerful Conservative You Never Heard Of|David Freedlander|October 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But all this fictitious boning has real consequences, of the Teen Mom variety.50 Shades of Fall TV: New Girl, Scandal, and More Television Fan Fiction|Amy Zimmerman|October 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Even in the Showtime series Weeds, a fictitious tobacco company looked to pot as its future growth industry.
That last deceptive stage of his insidious disease had given him a fictitious strength.The Ebbing Of The Tide|Louis Becke
It is impossible for two characters to be more at variance than the real and fictitious Falstaff.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Durant was probably too respectable a name to be published, and hence the fictitious one.'
As I have mentioned the fictitious physician in “Peregrine Pickle,” let the same page show the real one.Calamities and Quarrels of Authors|Isaac Disraeli
On the other hand it is not obvious that a single one of the characters mentioned in the primary authorities is fictitious.The Heroic Age|H. Munro Chadwick
1610s, "artificial, counterfeit," from Medieval Latin fictitus, a misspelling of Latin ficticius "artificial, counterfeit," from fictus "feigned, fictitious, false," past participle of fingere (see fiction). Related: Fictitiously.