from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Invented, as opposed to real.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to, or characterized by, fiction; fictitious; romantic.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or of the nature of fiction; fictitiously created; imaginary.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. related to or involving literary fiction
- adj. formed or conceived by the imagination
To give the film context, Haney-Jardine is filming what he called "fictional reality" - finding kids from Torres' neighborhood in Puerto Rico to portray the events of Torres' childhood.
Adlerians use the term fictional finalism to refer to an imagined central goal that guides a person’s behavior.
Like Clockers (1992) and his two other books set in fictional Dempsey,
This is not to say that Rambo is to blame for this, but rather that it was expressing in fictional terms many of the same sentiments that were driving political decision-making.
Seriously, though, I enjoy lists, particularly ones like this that make me consider, or reconsider, how the relationships between certain fictional characters can take on an almost iconic status.
Why do we get wrapped up in fictional conspiracies peddled by the “truthers” when there are REAL government conspiracies going un-prosecuted?
The word reality has many uses in fictional, technical, philosophical and pseudo-philosophical contexts, where it can distinguish between different kinds of “reality” or show contrast with what is imaginary, ideal, dreamt or otherwise “unreal”.
I explore optimistic possibilities in fictional worlds to express my hope for good and transcendent outcomes.
When people invest in fictional characters, eventual closure is one of the returns they will demand on that investment.
The technology behind the dome, while ultimately science fictional, is really just a lot of hand-waving on the part of the author.
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