fictive

[ fik-tiv ]
/ ˈfɪk tɪv /

adjective

fictitious; imaginary.
pertaining to the creation of fiction: fictive inventiveness.

Origin of fictive

First recorded in 1485–95; fict(ion) + -ive
Related formsfic·tive·ly, adverbnon·fic·tive, adjectivenon·fic·tive·ly, adverb
Can be confusedfactitious fictional fictitious fictive
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British Dictionary definitions for fictive

fictive

/ (ˈfɪktɪv) /

adjective

of, relating to, or able to create fiction
a rare word for fictitious
Derived Formsfictively, adverb
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