noun non·fic·tion \-ˈfik-shən\

: writing that is about facts or real events : all writing that is not fiction

Full Definition of NONFICTION

:  literature or cinema that is not fictional
non·fic·tion·al \ˌnän-ˈfik-shnəl, -shə-nəl\ adjective

Examples of NONFICTION

  1. He reads a lot of nonfiction.

First Known Use of NONFICTION


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NONFICTIONAL Defined for Kids


noun non·fic·tion \ˈnän-ˈfik-shən\

Definition of NONFICTION for Kids

:  writing that is about facts or real events


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