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fiction meaning

EN[fɪkʃən]
US
WFiction
  • Fiction is content, primarily a narrative, that is made from imagination, in addition to,
fiction
  • NounPLfictionsSUF-tion
    1. Literary type using invented or imaginative writing, instead of real facts, usually written as prose.
      1. The company’s accounts contained a number of blatant fictions.
      2. I am a great reader of fiction.
    2. NU Invention.
      1. The butler’s account of the crime was pure fiction.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • In science fiction films, suspension of disbelief is essential.
      • These lethetic fictions cut their ties to the real world, refusing to be mirrors of life.
    2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • Though originally considered genuine, the diaries are now generally considered a work of fiction.
      • But Buffy has also generated enormous amounts of slash fiction. The cult television text and the rise of the Internet have both had an important aspect on the development of slash fiction.
      • I take exception to the assumption that simply because I am young I am not able to discern fact from fiction.

Meaning of fiction for the defined word.

Grammatically, this word "fiction" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
        • Singularia tantum
          • Uncountable nouns
      Difficultness: Level 2
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      Definiteness: Level 7
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      Definite    ➨     Versatile
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