[ fik-tish-uhs ]
/ fɪkˈtɪʃ əs /
created, taken, or assumed for the sake of concealment; not genuine; false: fictitious names.
of, relating to, or consisting of fiction; imaginatively produced or set forth; created by the imagination: a fictitious hero.
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Origin of fictitious
fic·ti·tious·ly, adverbfic·ti·tious·ness, nounhalf-fic·ti·tious, adjectivehalf-fic·ti·tious·ly, adverb
half-fic·ti·tious·ness, nounnon·fic·ti·tious, adjectivenon·fic·ti·tious·ly, adverbnon·fic·ti·tious·ness, nounqua·si-fic·ti·tious, adjectivequa·si-fic·ti·tious·ly, adverbsem·i·fic·ti·tious, adjectiveun·fic·ti·tious, adjectiveun·fic·ti·tious·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for fictitiously
Mrs. Chadwicks vehemence had only fictitiously sustained her.Adrienne Toner|Anne Douglas Sedgwick
Ordinary people give the price of one calf, which is fictitiously taken at Rs.
British Dictionary definitions for fictitiously
/ (fɪkˈtɪʃəs) /
not genuine or authentic; assumed; falseto give a fictitious address
of, related to, or characteristic of fiction; created by the imagination
Derived Formsfictitiously, adverbfictitiousness, noun
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