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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fictive  \Fic"tive\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  fictif.] 
  Feigned;  counterfeit.  ``The  fount  of  fictive  tears.'' 
  --Tennyson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  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}, 
  {pretended},  {put  on},  {sham}] 
  2:  capable  of  imaginative  creation;  "fictive  talent" 




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