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2 definitions found
 for fictive
From 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]

From 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"

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