pertaining to or characteristic of science fiction n.
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‘The Final Struggle’ unfortunately impressed me as being very bad as a science-fictional, fantastic, or any kind of story.
Grudge is one of the first interesting science-fictional characters to come along in a long while.
We will have authors, and fans, auctions and speachs [sic] on science-fictional subjects.
It never occurred to me to write fantasy until I discovered the science-fictional fantasy style of the novels of Moore and Kuttner.
Where the book is good it is very good, though not necessarily in science fictional ways.
He has assembled a history of the Star Wars saga seen not primarily as a filmic or science-fictional work but as a series of design and marketing efforts.
The Great Romance is unusual among SF works of the time in being…science-fictional from the outset.
Peter Weir is out, presumably because his films are not explicitly science-fictional enough.
She also retains the kind of science-fictional curiosity which searches assiduously for a sense of wonder in expanding imaginative horizons, and the story contrives to attain a most unexpected conclusion.
Nobody has any idea what the hell they are, but all kinds of guesses have been made, some of them fairly science fictional. Black holes colliding. Star drives switching on. Wormholes eating galaxies.
Sort of science-fictional, Marc thought. But then, we're exploring an alien planet, eh?
Forrest Ackerman in Astounding
Earliest cite in the OED: 1954.
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