Fanciful vs Fictitious - What's the difference?

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Fanciful is a related term of fictitious.


As adjectives the difference between fanciful and fictitious

is that fanciful is imaginative or fantastic; unreal or imagined while fictitious is not real; invented; contrived.

fanciful

English

Alternative forms

* fancifull * phanciful * phancifull

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • imaginative or fantastic; unreal or imagined
  • Derived terms

    * fancifully * fancifulness

    fictitious

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Not real; invented; contrived.
  • St. Mary Mead is a fictitious village from the books of Agatha Christie.

    Synonyms

    * imaginary, invented, contrived, fictive