Etymology
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fictive (adj.)

1610s, "formed by imagination," from French fictif, from stem of Latin fictio (see fiction). Earlier as "convincingly deceptive" (late 15c.). Related: Fictively.

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Definitions of fictive

fictive (adj.)
adopted in order to deceive;
fictive sympathy
Synonyms: assumed / false / fictitious / pretended / put on / sham
fictive (adj.)
capable of imaginative creation;
fictive talent
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