fictitious fictitious  /fɪk ˈtɪ ʃəs/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) formed or conceived by the imagination
  2. (adj) adopted in order to deceive

Usage(s):

  1. Instantly, this evoked comparisons in the media with another lone rogue, Nick Leeson, whose fictitious trades in Singapore lost $1.
  2. The quartet was convicted of pocketing federal funds intended for their fictitious community center.
  3. In the show, you worry that there's not enough angst, so you create a 12-step program for fictitious problems.

News

  1. Former attorney for victims of plant explosion indicted

    DANVERS -- A lawyer who represented some business and property owners affected by the 2006 CAI ink plant explosion in Danversport has been indicted by a Suffolk County grand jury on charges that he invented additional, fictitious victims of the disas
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Salem News

  2. WAYNE RODOLFICH: Why don't we use BP money to establish the Silicon Sound?

    In the movie "Wall Street," Gordon Gekko states, "The most valuable commodity I know of is information." While this film is fictitious, the statement is really quite prophetic. How do we get much of our information in the 21st century? The Internet.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Biloxi Sun Herald

  3. Artist Jamie Shovlin to Make 'Documentary' About Made-Up 1970s Exploitation Film

    The genre-bending film "Rough Cut" will be based on an imagined movie by fictitious Italian director Jesus Rinzoli called "Hiker Meat." read more        
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Quotes

  1. Raju, 53, stated in the document that Satyam had planned to acquire an infrastructure firm, Maytas last month in a "last attempt to fill the fictitious assets with real ones".
    on Jan 7, 2009 By: Ramalinga Raju Source: Earthtimes (press release)

  2. "Eleanor Rigby is a totally fictitious character that I made up," McCartney said in a statement released to AFP by his publicists.
    on Nov 12, 2008 By: Paul McCartney Source: Ninemsn

  3. "It's a fictitious rebound. The figures are better than we thought, but they're still bad," said Peter Lai, investment manager at DBS Vickers in Hong Kong. "It's encouraging of course, but it's far too early to say we're seeing a revival in...
    on Sep 15, 2008 By: Peter Lai Source: Baltimore Sun

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