fiction

[n] - a literary work based on the imagination and not necessarily on fact
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fiction

In literature, any work in which the content is completely or largely invented. The term describes imaginative works of narrative prose (such as the novel or the short story), and is distinguished...
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Fiction

text which is invented by a writer or speaker. Characters, settings and events are created by the originator. In some cases, one of these elements may be factual: for example, the setting may be a named city or area; the text may be based on an historical event.
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Fiction

Fic'tion noun [ French fiction , Latin fictio , from fingere , fictum to form, shape, invent, feign. See Feign .] 1. The act of feigning, inventing, or imagining; as, by a mere fiction of the mind. Bp. Stillingfleet. 2. That which is...
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fiction

1. The act of feigning, inventing, or imagining; as, by a mere fiction of the mind. ... 2. That which is feigned, invented, or imagined; especially, a feigned or invented story, whether oral or written. Hence: A story told in order to deceive; a fabrication; opposed to fact, or reality. 'The fiction of those golden apples kept by a dragon.' (Sir W....
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fiction

noun a literary work based on the imagination and not necessarily on fact
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Fiction

• (n.) Fictitious literature; comprehensively, all works of imagination; specifically, novels and romances. • (n.) Any like assumption made for convenience, as for passing more rapidly over what is not disputed, and arriving at points really at issue. • (n.) The act of feigning, inventing, or imagining; as, by a mere fiction of the m...
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fiction

literature created from the imagination, not presented as fact, though it may be based on a true story or situation. Types of literature in the ... [2 related articles]
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fiction

fiction Etymology: 'something invented', from Latin fictionem (nominative case, fictio), 'a fashioning' or 'feigning'; from fingere, 'to shape, to form, to devise, to feign', originally 'to knead, to form out of clay'.
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Fiction

Fiction is the form of any work that deals, in part or in whole, with information or events that are not real, but rather, imaginary and theoretical—that is, invented by the author. Although the term fiction refers in particular to novels and short stories, it may also refer to the theatre, including opera and ballet, film, television, poetry an...
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fiction

Anything that has nothing to do with reality; based on the imagination of an author / authoress. Contrast: non-fiction
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fiction

fiction: see novel; short story.
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Fiction

Whenever a symbol, as part of an utterance, occurs in such a context that the truth of any utterance of the same form would normally guarantee the existence of an individual denoted by that symbol, whereas in the case considered no such implication holds, the symbol may be said to occur fictitiously in that context. Thus in the utterance 'The aver....
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fiction

In literature, any work in which the content is completely or largely invented. The term describes imaginative works of narrative prose (such as the novel or the short story), and is distinguished from non-fiction writing (such as history, biography, or works on practical subjects) and from poetry. Fiction need not be only prose literature;...
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Fiction

[magazine] Fiction is a literary magazine founded in 1972 by Mark Jay Mirsky, Donald Barthelme, and Max Frisch. It is published by the City College of New York. This is not the same as the French magazine Fiction, published from 1953-1990. In its early years, Fiction was published in tabloid format and featured experimental work by such wri...
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Fiction

[disambiguation] Fiction, is the genre of imaginative prose literature, including novels and short stories. Fiction may also refer to: ==In literature== ==In music== ==In film== ==In business== ...
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fiction

something invented; a literary work whose content is based on the imagination and not necessarily on fact. Fictional stories are ones with imaginary stories and characters.
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fiction

a literary work based on the imagination
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