Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of fabricating, framing, or constructing; construction; manufacture
  • n. That which is fabricated; a falsehood

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of fabricating, framing, or constructing; construction; manufacture.
  • n. That which is fabricated; a falsehood.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of framing or constructing; construction; formation; manufacture.
  • n. The act of devising or contriving falsely; fictitious invention; forgery: as, the fabrication of testimony; the fabrication of a report.
  • n. That which is fabricated; especially, a falsely contrived representation or statement; a falsehood: as, the story is a fabrication.
  • n. Synonyms Fiction, figment, invention, fable, forgery, coinage.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of making something (a product) from raw materials
  • n. the act of constructing something (as a piece of machinery)
  • n. writing in a fictional form
  • n. the deliberate act of deviating from the truth
  • n. a deliberately false or improbable account

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  • FabrICaTION

    April 26, 2008

  • "Perhaps love begins when it is all right, both for another person and for yourself, to be the way you are. Even if you are named Kasper. And have told women, including the one touching you right now, so many untrue stories that you no longer know where SheAlmighty's reality begins and your own fabrications end. And even if you have crossed so many boundaries that you no longer know if you can find the way home."
    - 'The Quiet Girl', Peter Høeg.

    March 19, 2008