Fictitious vs Inventive - What's the difference?

fictitious | inventive |


As adjectives the difference between fictitious and inventive

is that fictitious is not real; invented; contrived while inventive is of, or relating to invention.

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

    inventive

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of, or relating to invention.
  • Creative, or skilful at inventing.
  • * 2013 , Chris Bevan, " Borussia Dortmund 0-1 Arsenal", BBC Sport , 6 November 2013:
  • At the other end, Dortmund were producing some typically inventive approach play but struggled to find a way through the visitors' defence, and were unable to find a finish when they did.