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Another word for fiction

  1. Any fictitious idea accepted as part of an ideology by an uncritical group; a received idea

      1. A traditional, typically ancient story dealing with supernatural beings, ancestors, or heroes that serves as a fundamental type in the worldview of a people, as by explaining aspects of the natural world or delineating the psychology, customs, or ideals of society:
      2. Such stories considered as a group:
      3. A popular belief or story that has become associated with a person, institution, or occurrence, especially one considered to illustrate a cultural ideal:
      1. The act or process of inventing:
      2. A new device, method, or process developed from study and experimentation:
      3. A mental fabrication, especially a falsehood.
      1. Something invented, made up, or fabricated:
      1. The creative imagination; unrestrained fancy.
      2. Something, such as an invention, that is a creation of the fancy.
      3. A capricious or fantastic idea; a conceit.
      1. The act of creating.
      2. The fact or state of having been created.
      3. The act of investing with a new office or title.
  2. An untrue declaration

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  3. A narrative not based on fact

      1. An account or report regarding the facts of an event or group of events:
      2. An anecdote:
      3. A lie:
      1. A usually short narrative making an edifying or cautionary point and often employing as characters animals that speak and act like humans.
      2. A story about legendary persons and exploits.
      3. A falsehood; a lie.
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Another word for fiction

  1. Something invented or feigned

  2. Imaginative prose narrative

      1. A love affair:
      2. Ardent emotional attachment or involvement between people; love:
      3. A strong, sometimes short-lived attachment, fascination, or enthusiasm for something:
      1. A recital of events or happenings; a report or revelation:
      2. A malicious story, piece of gossip, or petty complaint.
      3. A deliberate lie; a falsehood.
      1. A fictional prose narrative of considerable length, typically having a plot that is unfolded by the actions, speech, and thoughts of the characters.
      2. The literary genre represented by novels.
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