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Based upon a fabrication or pretense.

A fictitious name is an assumed name that differs from an individual's actual name. A fictitious action is a lawsuit brought not for the adjudication of an actual controversy between the parties but merely for the purpose of obtaining the opinion of the court on a particular point of law.


adjective apocryphal, arbitrarily invented, chimerical, commenticius, concocted, counterfeit, delusive, erroneous, fabled, fabricated, fake, faked, false, fancied, fanciful, feigned, fictional, fictive, fictus, forged, founded on fiction, illusive, illusory, imaginary, imagined, invented, legendary, make-believe, mendacious, misleading, misrepresentative, mythic, mythical, nonexistent, notional, phony, pretended, sham, spurious, trumped-up, unfounded, unhistorical, unreal, untrue
Associated concepts: fictitious address, fictitious claims, fictiiious corporation, fictitious debts, fictitious name, fictitious parties, fictitious payee, fictitious person, fictitious statements
See also: artificial, assumed, erroneous, evasive, false, feigned, illusory, inaccurate, lying, mendacious, sobriquet, spurious, unfounded, untrue
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