being, pertaining to, or characteristic of scientifiction n.
Now chiefly hist.
1929 Letter in Amazing Stories Quarterly Fall 575
I wish to compliment you on your choice of ‘scientifictional’ stories.
In my three years of scientifictional activities I have employed various methods of introducing science fiction to the general public.
Letter in Thrilling Wonder Stories Apr. 122/2
A. E. Van Vogt, the author who has risen to scientifictional heights under your aegis, has been selected as an honor guest for the 4th World Science-Fiction Convention.
Letter in Astounding Science-Fiction May 93/1
I Was A Teenage Werewolf and The Vampire, though they both bear titles suggesting the supernatural rather than the scientifictional, actually are based on scientific, or pseudo-scientific, or celluloid-science theories.
in Nebula Science Fiction Oct. 108/1
In the novel this man, Tom Connor, is a more central and important figure than most scientifictional heroes are.
in Vision of Tomorrow Feb. 19/1 (review of The Black Flame, by Stanley Weinbaum)
John Wyndham’s papers are up for sale…. George Hay, founder of the SFF, is not so keen and would prefer investment in other, more scientifictional areas.
in Interzone June 20/2
It retained…a specialized vocabulary to describe both the texts, the contents of the texts, and the special view of life that was considered particularly scientifictional.
Thought Experiments in Asimov’s Science Fiction July 22/1
in Amazing Stories Quarterly
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