Antonyms of adj fictional

2 senses of fictional

Sense 1
fictional (vs. nonfictional) -- (related to or involving literary fiction; "clever fictional devices"; "a fictional treatment of the train robbery")

nonfictional (vs. fictional) -- (not fictional)

Sense 2
fabricated, fancied, fictional, fictitious -- (formed or conceived by the imagination; "a fabricated excuse for his absence"; "a fancied wrong"; "a fictional character")

INDIRECT (VIA unreal) -> real, existent -- (being or occurring in fact or actuality; having verified existence; not illusory; "real objects"; "real people; not ghosts"; "a film based on real life"; "a real illness"; "real humility"; "Life is real! Life is earnest!"- Longfellow)

Similarity of adj fictional

2 senses of fictional

Sense 1
fictional (vs. nonfictional) -- (related to or involving literary fiction; "clever fictional devices"; "a fictional treatment of the train robbery")

Sense 2
fabricated, fancied, fictional, fictitious -- (formed or conceived by the imagination; "a fabricated excuse for his absence"; "a fancied wrong"; "a fictional character")
       => unreal (vs. real) -- (lacking in reality or substance or genuineness; not corresponding to acknowledged facts or criteria; "ghosts and other unreal entities"; "unreal propaganda serving as news")

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