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fictile (adj.)

1620s, "molded or formed by art," from Latin fictilis "made of clay, earthen," from fictio "a fashioning or feigning," noun of action from past participle stem of fingere "to shape, form, devise, feign," originally "to knead, form out of clay" (from PIE root *dheigh- "to form, build"). From 1670s as "capable of being molded." From 1854 as "pertaining to pottery." Related: Fictility.

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Definitions of fictile from WordNet

fictile (adj.)
of or relating to the craft of pottery;
the fictile art
fictile ware
fictile (adj.)
susceptible to being led or directed;
fictile masses of people ripe for propaganda
Synonyms: pliable
fictile (adj.)
capable of being molded or modeled (especially of earth or clay or other soft material);
Synonyms: moldable / plastic
From wordnet.princeton.edu