fiction

  • 1 fiction — [ fiksjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XIIIe; lat. fictio, de fictus, p. p. de fingere → feindre 1 ♦ Vx Mensonge. « Si la fiction est excusable, c est où il faut feindre de l amitié » (La Bruyère). 2 ♦ (v. 1361) Construction de l imagination (opposé à réalité).⇒… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Fiction — is the telling of stories which are not real. More specifically, fiction is an imaginative form of narrative, one of the four basic rhetorical modes. Although the word fiction is derived from the Latin fingo, fingere, finxi, fictum , to form,… …

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  • 3 Fiction — Studioalbum von Dark Tranquillity Veröffentlichung 20. April 2007 Label Century Media …

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  • 4 Fiction — Fic tion, n. [F. fiction, L. fictio, fr. fingere, fictum to form, shape, invent, feign. See {Feign}.] 1. The act of feigning, inventing, or imagining; as, by a mere fiction of the mind. Bp. Stillingfleet. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is feigned,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 fiction — fic·tion n: legal fiction fic·tion·al adj Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. fiction …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 fiction — fiction, figment, fabrication, fable are comparable when meaning a story, an account, an explanation, or a conception which is an invention of the human mind. Fiction so strongly implies the use of the imagination that it serves as the class name …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 -fiction — ÉTYM. (V. 1960). ❖ ♦ Élément de noms composés, sur le modèle de science fiction, et qui signifie « qui relève de l imaginaire », ou « qui relève de l utopie ». 0 Un journaliste a décrit cette mécanique d un effrayant pouvoir dans un roman de… …

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  • 8 Fiction — Студийный альбом Dark Tranquillity Дата выпуска 17 апреля 2 …

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  • 9 fiction — Fiction. s. f. v. Invention fabuleuse. Fiction poëtique. ce poëme est rempli de belles fictions. il y a des fictions qui touchent plus que la verité. la fiction est quelquefois plus agreable que la verité mesme. Il se prend aussi, pour Mensonge,… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 10 Fiction —   [ fɪkʃn; englisch, Fiktion], Sammelbezeichnung für fiktive Literatur, Prosadichtungen, Romane, Science fiction (soweit nicht dokumentarisch); Gegensatz Non Fiction u. a. für dokumentarische Literatur, Sachbücher, historische Werke …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 11 fiction — (izg. fȉkšn) m DEFINICIJA 1. knjiž. a. književni tekst čiji je sadržaj proizvod mašte, nije nužno da odgovara činjenicama iz povijesti ili suvremenosti b. književna vrsta koja uključuje tekstove ove vrste, opr. faction 2. razg. proizvod mašte… …

    Hrvatski jezični portal

  • 12 fiction — [n] made up story anecdote, best seller, book, cliff hanger*, clothesline*, concoction, crock*, drama, fable, fabrication, falsehood, fancy, fantasy, fib, figment of imagination*, fish story*, hooey*, imagination, improvisation, invention, legend …

    New thesaurus

  • 13 fiction — Fiction, et controuvement, Fictio, Confictio. Dire sans fiction, Dicere ex animo, Aperte fateri …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 14 fiction — [fik′shən] n. [ME ficcioun < OFr fiction < L fictio, a making, counterfeiting < pp. of fingere, to form, mold: see DOUGH] 1. a making up of imaginary happenings; feigning 2. anything made up or imagined, as a statement, story, etc. 3. a) …

    English World dictionary

  • 15 Fiction — (v. lat. Fictio), 1) F. juris), die auf eine gesetzliche Vorschrift sich gründende Annahme, daß eine Handlung od. ein Ereigniß wirklich existire, obgleich diese factisch nicht vorhanden sind. Solche Thatsachen werden nun unbedingt als vorhanden… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 16 Fiction — Fiction, lat. fictio, Erdichtung; im Rechtswesen Voraussetzung eines nichtwirklichen Falls, welcher dennoch die Folgen hat, als wäre er wirklich eingetreten, gewöhnlich jedoch nur eine bloße Form, wenn man z.B. in England ein für gewisse Fälle… …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 17 fiction — / fikʃən/, it. / fikʃɔn/ s. ingl. (propr. finzione ), usato in ital. al femm. 1. (lett.) [narrativa d immaginazione] ▶◀ ⇓ novella, racconto, romanzo. ◀▶ saggistica, varia. 2. (radiotel.) [insieme di film le cui sceneggiature, scritte per la… …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 18 fiction — late 14c., something invented, from O.Fr. ficcion (13c.) dissimulation, ruse; invention, and directly from L. fictionem (nom. fictio) a fashioning or feigning, noun of action from pp. stem of fingere to shape, form, devise, feign, originally to… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 19 fiction — /ˈfikʃon, ingl. ˈfɪkʃən/ [vc. ingl., propr. «finzione, invenzione»] s. f. inv. (letter.) narrativa □ (tv), film, telefilm, sceneggiato, soap (ingl.) …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 20 fiction — ► NOUN 1) prose literature, especially novels, describing imaginary events and people. 2) invention as opposed to fact. 3) a false belief or statement, accepted as true for the sake of convenience. DERIVATIVES fictional adjective fictionality… …

    English terms dictionary


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