Associations to the word «Fictional»

Wiktionary

FICTIONAL, adjective. Invented, as opposed to real.

Dictionary definition

FICTIONAL, adjective. Related to or involving literary fiction; "clever fictional devices"; "a fictional treatment of the train robbery".
FICTIONAL, adjective. Formed or conceived by the imagination; "a fabricated excuse for his absence"; "a fancied wrong"; "a fictional character".

Wise words

Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
Noam Chomsky