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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fik-shuh-nahyz]
    • /ˈfɪk ʃəˌnaɪz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fik-shuh-nahyz]
    • /ˈfɪk ʃəˌnaɪz/

Definitions of fictionize word

  • abbreviation FICTIONIZE fictionalize. 1
  • noun fictionize To fictionalize. 1

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Origin of fictionize

First appearance:

before 1825
One of the 37% newest English words
First recorded in 1825-35; fiction + -ize

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Parts of speech for Fictionize


fictionize popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 32% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 66% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fictionize usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fictionize

verb fictionize

  • fabricate — to make by art or skill and labor; construct: The finest craftspeople fabricated this clock.
  • transpose — to change the relative position, order, or sequence of; cause to change places; interchange: to transpose the third and fourth letters of a word.
  • falsify — to make false or incorrect, especially so as to deceive: to falsify income-tax reports.
  • novelize — to put into the form of a novel: He tried to novelize one of Shakespeare's plays.
  • fake — to lay (a rope) in a coil or series of long loops so as to allow to run freely without fouling or kinking (often followed by down).

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