1. nonfiction

noun. ['nɑːnˈfɪkʃən'] prose writing that is not fictional.


  • nonfictional prose
  • prose

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Rhymes with Nonfiction

  • contradiction
  • jurisdiction
  • crucifixion
  • constriction
  • restriction
  • interdiction
  • dereliction
  • benediction
  • prediction
  • infliction
  • conviction
  • depiction
  • affliction
  • friction
  • eviction
  • addiction
  • diction

Sentences with nonfiction

1. Noun, singular or mass
Place subject headings for nonfiction works at the very bottom of a catalog card.

2. Adjective
To enter, submit an original, nonfiction essay of 800 words answering a given essay question.

Quotes about nonfiction

1. My platform has been to reach reluctant readers. And one of the best ways I found to motivate them is to connect them with reading that interests them, to expand the definition of reading to include humor, science fiction/fantasy, nonfiction, graphic novels, wordless books, audio books and comic books.
- Jon Scieszka

2. To be creative means to connect. It's to abolish the gap between the body, the mind and the soul, between science and art, between fiction and nonfiction.
- Nawal El Saadawi

3. Please, no matter how we advance technologically, please don't abandon the book. There is nothing in our material world more beautiful than the book."(Acceptance speech, National Book Award 2010 (Nonfiction), November 17, 2010)
- Patti Smith