Fiction - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a deliberately false or improbable account (syn: fable, fabrication)
She believes the fiction that crime rates are up.
...most stories about famous outlaws of the Old West are fictions that have little or nothing to do with fact...
preserving the fiction of his happy childhood
The story is part science and part fiction.
the difference between fiction and reality
Truth is sometimes stranger than fiction.
He bought some new books at the science fiction convention.
at the boundary between fact and fiction
Mystery fiction is only one of many literary forms.
...historians are still trying to sort out fact from fiction in the story of Kateri Tekakwitha, the Lily of the Mohawks...
...uninterested in the pop fiction that most of the other publishing houses happily churned out...
His novel is based on historical occurrences but it blurs the line between fact and fiction.
Fact and fiction commingle in the story.
...the actor's penchant for embellishment suggests that his memoirs would be more appropriately shelved in the fiction section...
...science fiction's enduring fascination with worlds beyond our own...