fictive

[fik-tiv]
adjective
1.
fictitious; imaginary.
2.
pertaining to the creation of fiction: fictive inventiveness.

Origin:
1485–95; fict(ion) + -ive

fictively, adverb
nonfictive, adjective
nonfictively, adverb

factitious, fictional, fictitious, fictive.
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fictive (ˈfɪktɪv)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or able to create fiction
2.  a rare word for fictitious
 
fictively
 
adv

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Example sentences
Books don't have tools to help readers make up that fictive world, and so they do it more with their own minds.
Naturally this is often fictive, but that matters little.
Descent-groups, whether real or fictive, loom large in the human imagination.
Thus the novel is an intriguing amalgam of meditation, fictive autobiography and numerous spy stories.
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