Definitions

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  • adv. In a fictious way.

Etymologies

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fictious +‎ -ly

Examples

  • I know that when I use real places fictiously, there's always fall-out (both positive and negative).

    BUTTERCUP AND THE SALEM WITCH HUNTS

  • It goes without saying that the characters, corporations, events, locales, police precincts, periodicals, museums, and governmental bodies described on these pages are all fictitious, or are used fictiously.

    Dance Of Death

  • I put the question fictiously, knowing what must be the answer.

    Middlemarch: a study of provincial life (1900)

  • I put the question _fictiously_, knowing what must be the answer.

    Middlemarch

  • Einhorn is most notable for shorting Lehman Brothers in late 2007 early 2008, having pinpointed Lehman's fictiously high marks for its assets on its balance sheet before its demise.

    Gadgets Sector and Stocks Analysis from Seeking Alpha

  • Or, more recently and far less fictiously, the kind of throat-cutting vendettas pursued by Balkans over how many fingers you should use when you cross yourself.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • Names, characters, places, and incidents either are products of the author’s imagination or are used fictiously.

    Your Disgusting Head

  • Names, characters, places and incidents are products of the authors’ imagination or are used fictiously.

    INTERPHASE: BOOK TWO

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