Part of speech:
Not known; unfamiliar:
In keeping with custom, or usage; usual; habitual
Told of in fables or legends; mythical; legendary
The definition of fictitious is made up, whether for a written story, a lie or a tale.
Of, relating to, or recorded in myths or mythology.
The definition of fanciful is something that is imaginary in a fun way, or is something designed to be for decoration, rather than practical.
Having a lively imagination, especially a creative imagination.
Of, characteristic of, or containing allegory:
The definition of apocryphal is something that may or may not be true or genuine.
The definition of improbable is something unlikely to happen or unlikely to be true.
(Math.) Designating or of the square root of a negative quantity, or of a complex number that is not real
Arousing doubt; doubtful:
Giving rise to doubt or suspicion; questionable, as in reputation
Of, having the nature of, characteristic of, or characterized by romance
(Linguis.) Not having a historical basis; accidental, as the b in thumb
Taking little or no account of history.
Famous in story or history
Providing evidence for a fact of history; serving as a source of history
The definition of historic is something that will be important for a very long time.
Existing in reality or in fact; not merely possible, but real; as it really is
Of, handed down by, or conforming to tradition; conventional
Known and praised widely; noted.
In the public eye.
The definition of noted is well-known.
(Law) Convicted of a crime, such as treason or felony, that carries a severe punishment. No longer in technical use.
Not important; insignificant or petty.
Not readily noticed or seen; inconspicuous:
The definition of true is being loyal, something that is real, factually correct, accurate or provable.
Free of pretense, falsehood, or affectation:
Of, or having the nature of, a myth or myths
(Mythology) Of or pertaining to mythology
- Apocryphal suggests that which is of doubtful authenticity or authorship
- Mythical basically applies to the highly imaginary explanation of natural or historical phenomena by a people and, therefore, connotes that what it qualifies is a product of the imagination
- Fabulous suggests that which is incredible or astounding, but does not necessarily connote nonexistence the man's wealth is fabulous
- Fictitious refers to that which is invented by the imagination and is therefore not real, true, or actually existent Gulliver is a fictitious character
- Legendary refers to something that may have a historical basis in fact but, in popular tradition, has undergone great elaboration and exaggeration the legendary deeds of Robin Hood
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