fictitious character

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Noun1.fictitious character - an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)fictitious character - an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story); "she is the main character in the novel"
imaginary being, imaginary creature - a creature of the imagination; a person that exists only in legends or myths or fiction
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So ingenious is conjecture that a personal resemblance has been discovered between the fictitious character and the deceased relative
I mean to be a man with a fictitious character that he has to keep up at the expense not merely of personal talents: To be a new kind of hypocrite hiding a talent in a new kind of napkin.
It was a scene to dwell on with so much wonder that not a grain of pity occurred to her; it was a flame blazing suddenly in the dark; by its light Katharine perceived far too vividly for her comfort the mediocrity, indeed the entirely fictitious character of her own feelings so far as they pretended to correspond with Mary's feelings.
The true Fable, if it rise to its high requirements, ever aims at one great end and purpose representation of human motive, and the improvement of human conduct, and yet it so conceals its design under the disguise of fictitious characters, by clothing with speech the animals of the field, the birds of the air, the trees of the wood, or the beasts of the forest, that the reader shall receive advice without perceiving the presence of the adviser.
The introduction of the animals or fictitious characters should be marked with an unexceptionable care and attention to their natural attributes, and to the qualities attributed to them by universal popular consent.
LAHORE -- Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) central leader Jehangir Khan Tareen has said neither is Faisal Subhan a fictitious character nor is his story fabricated.
Two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls - Weier and Morgan Geyser - were inspired by the fictitious character, Slender Man, for allegedly stabbing their classmate Payton Leutner 19 times.
n]'s role is that of a creator God, he is marked as a fictitious character too: for Augusto, unaware of the dissociation between [Unamuno.
Senior APHC leader Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi in a statement criticized RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat's assertions that India is a Hindu Rashtra, and added that these remarks had utterly exposed the fictitious character of so-called secular India.
It revolves around fictitious character Younes who, locked in his apartment, waits for a phone call from the hospital about his medical test results.
Mazuma's social presence consists of a Facebook page, Twitter account, blog and a fictitious character named Mazuma Mike, who is also on Facebook.
As this remade reality emerged, a possibly fictitious character who appears only rarely became the crucial element in the narrative: behind the story of this mysterious city was a deep identification with a place whose existence has always been fragile.