nonfictionally

nonfiction

[non-fik-shuhn]
noun
1.
the branch of literature comprising works of narrative prose dealing with or offering opinions or conjectures upon facts and reality, including biography, history, and the essay (opposed to fiction and distinguished from poetry and drama ).
2.
works of this class: She had read all of his novels but none of his nonfiction.
3.
(especially in cataloging books, as in a library or bookstore) all writing or books not fiction, poetry, or drama, including nonfictive narrative prose and reference works; the broadest category of written works.

Origin:
1905–10; non- + fiction

nonfictional, adjective
nonfictionally, adverb
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nonfiction (ˌnɒnˈfɪkʃən)
 
n
1.  writing dealing with facts and events rather than imaginative narration
2.  (modifier) relating to or denoting nonfiction
 
non'fictional
 
adj
 
non'fictionally
 
adv

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