When something is fictionalized, it is made up. This means that the events, characters, and settings in the story are all made up.

  • The movie was fictionalized, which is why it was a lot of fun.

  • The story is fictionalized, which is why it's not true.

Definition of fictionalized


To retell something real as if it were fiction, especially by fabricating falsehoods


To convert something into a novel or other dramatic work

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