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Fiction

Fic´tion
n.1.The act of feigning, inventing, or imagining; as, by a mere fiction of the mind.
2.That which is feigned, invented, or imagined; especially, a feigned or invented story, whether oral or written. Hence: A story told in order to deceive; a fabrication; - opposed to fact, or reality.
The fiction of those golden apples kept by a dragon.
- Sir W. Raleigh.
3.Fictitious literature; comprehensively, all works of imagination; specifically, novels and romances.
4.(Law) An assumption of a possible thing as a fact, irrespective of the question of its truth.
5.Any like assumption made for convenience, as for passing more rapidly over what is not disputed, and arriving at points really at issue.
Noun1.fiction - a literary work based on the imagination and not necessarily on fact
2.fiction - a deliberately false or improbable account
Synonyms: fable, fabrication
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