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1. Novels and stories that describe imaginary people and events.
2. A novel, story, or other work of fiction.
3. Something that is untrue and has been made up to deceive people: "The account of that incident was pure fiction."
4. The act of pretending or inventing something: "They were living the fiction that their marriage had become.
5. Something that is assumed in law to be true regardless of whether or not it is true.
6. Etymology: from about 1398, "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".
(The Smoking Gun: A Million Little Lies; Exposing James Frey's Fiction Addiction)
(myths and science fiction regarding nanotechnology)
(something written by people who were not there at the time; the art of reconciling fact with fiction or making guesses about things that can not be verified.)
Word Entries containing the term: “fiction
science fiction (s) (noun), science fictions (pl)
Stories about how people and societies are affected by imaginary scientific developments in the future: Time travel exists only in the area of science fiction; such as, by a writer or in a movie.
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