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1. Concocted or fabricated, especially in order to deceive or mislead; make up: a fictitious name; fictitious transactions.
2. Of or relating to the characters, settings, or plots that are created for a work of fiction: a book in which fictitious characters interact with historical figures.

[From Latin fictīcius, from fictus, past participle of fingere, to form; see fiction.]

fic·ti′tious·ly adv.
fic·ti′tious·ness n.
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Adv.1.fictitiously - in a false manner intended to mislead
2.fictitiously - in a fictional manner (created by the imagination)


[fɪkˈtɪʃəslɪ] advin modo fittizio
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