Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun uncountable The act of fabricating, framing, or constructing; construction; manufacture
  • noun countable That which is fabricated; a falsehood

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

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

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Another difference is that I don't see this, um, "talent" of Brown's to be a good thing, based as it is in fabrication and flattery.

    Fiction

  • If proven, McClanahan's fabrication is an insult to the real heroes in the Army today - brave warriors whose deeds go completely unnoticed by the American public.

    Richard Mcclanahan

  • If proven, McClanahan's fabrication is an insult to the real heroes in the Army today - brave warriors whose deeds go completely unnoticed by the American public.

    Richard Mcclanahan

  • Another difference is that I don't see this, um, "talent" of Brown's to be a good thing, based as it is in fabrication and flattery.

    Pop Culture

  • “DRI DUCK works with conservation groups through a variety of alliances and as a result, our design fabrication is the most authentic representation and it serves as a voice for the endangered,” said Cathy Groves, Vice President Marketing for DRI DUCK.

    Hat Planet | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles

  • Another difference is that I don't see this, um, "talent" of Brown's to be a good thing, based as it is in fabrication and flattery.

    Art and Literature

  • Even if you think the bible is a total fabrication from the first word on, you can't deny that it is absolutely central to western thought and -- more specifically -- western literature.

    MIND MELD: What are the Most Controversial SF/F Novels of the Past & Present?

  • Even if you think the bible is a total fabrication from the first word on, you can't deny that it is absolutely central to western thought and -- more specifically -- western literature.

    MIND MELD: What are the Most Controversial SF/F Novels of the Past & Present?

  • The only fabrication is the story the Clinton campaign is telling about it.

    Clinton campaign: Controversial footage is a 'fabrication'

  • I mind that he engages in fabrication to make points.

    Matthew Yglesias » Hayes on Moore

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  • "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

  • FabrICaTION

    April 26, 2008