fictional narrative definition, fictional narrative meaning | English dictionary




1    literary works invented by the imagination, such as novels or short stories  
2    an invented story or explanation; lie  
3    the act of inventing a story or explanation  
4      (Law)   something assumed to be true for the sake of convenience, though probably false  
     (C14: from Latin fictio a fashioning, hence something imaginary, from fingere to shape)  
  fictional      adj  
  fictionally      adv  
  fictioneer, fictionist      n  

science fiction  
a    a literary genre that makes imaginative use of scientific knowledge or conjecture  
b    (as modifier)  
a science fiction writer     
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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
adding narrative to a topic ; transforming some facts into a story


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