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ADJECTIVE (2)

1. adopted in order to deceive;
- Example: "an assumed name"
- Example: "an assumed cheerfulness"
- Example: "a fictitious address"
- Example: "fictive sympathy"
- Example: "a pretended interest"
- Example: "a put-on childish voice"
- Example: "sham modesty"
[syn: assumed, false, fictitious, fictive, pretended, put on, sham]

2. capable of imaginative creation;
- Example: "fictive talent"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fictive \Fic"tive\, a. [Cf. F. fictif.] Feigned; counterfeit. "The fount of fictive tears." --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

fictive adj 1: adopted in order to deceive; "an assumed name"; "an assumed cheerfulness"; "a fictitious address"; "fictive sympathy"; "a pretended interest"; "a put-on childish voice"; "sham modesty" [syn: assumed, false, fictitious, fictive, pretended, put on, sham] 2: capable of imaginative creation; "fictive talent"