Forgery vs Fictitious - What's the difference?
As a noun forgery
is the act of forging metal into shape.
As an adjective fictitious is
not real; invented; contrived.
The act of forging metal into shape.
The act of forging, fabricating, or producing falsely; especially the crime of fraudulently making or altering a writing or signature purporting to be made by another, the false making or material alteration of or addition to a written instrument for the purpose of deceit and fraud.
*:Such a scandal as the prosecution of a brother for forgery —with a verdict of guilty—is a most truly horrible, deplorable, fatal thing. It takes the respectability out of a family perhaps at a critical moment, when the family is just assuming the robes of respectability:it is a black spot which all the soaps ever advertised could never wash off.
That which is forged, fabricated, falsely devised or counterfeited.
(lb) An invention, creation.
Not real; invented; contrived.
- St. Mary Mead is a fictitious village from the books of Agatha Christie.
* imaginary, invented, contrived, fictive