Synonyms for (adjective) fictitious

Synonyms: assumed, false, fictitious, fictive, sham, put on, pretended

Definition: adopted in order to deceive

Usage: an assumed name; an assumed cheerfulness; a fictitious address; fictive sympathy; a pretended interest; a put-on childish voice; sham modesty

Similar words: imitative, counterfeit

Definition: not genuine; imitating something superior

Usage: counterfeit emotion; counterfeit money; counterfeit works of art; a counterfeit prince


Synonyms: fabricated, fancied, fictional, fictitious

Definition: formed or conceived by the imagination

Usage: a fabricated excuse for his absence; a fancied wrong; a fictional character

Similar words: unreal

Definition: lacking in reality or substance or genuineness; not corresponding to acknowledged facts or criteria

Usage: ghosts and other unreal entities; unreal propaganda serving as news