What is the opposite of fact?

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Noun
Opposite of something which has been proven to be real
“There still appears to be some conjecture over whether evolution is fact or just a theory.”
Noun
Opposite of something which has been proven, or agreed upon, to be true
“It's a lie that my bed sheets need to be cleaned yet again when they have hardly been soiled.”
Noun
(usually "facts") Opposite of information or data which cannot be controverted
“You must make a determination based on the facts, rather than your personal feeling about the case.”
Noun
Opposite of an event or occurrence that has transpired
“The defendants claimed that the alleged transactions did not occur and were a nonevent.”
Noun
Opposite of an individual fact or item
“My intention is to encourage the reader to focus on the entirety of the text and to open up the reader's reflection on the dialogue.”
Noun
Opposite of a small individual part of something larger
“His sentence isn't necessarily a precedent for the generality of other cases of corruption.”
Noun
Opposite of a fact that is definitely true or an event that is definitely going to take place
Noun
(usually used in plural form "specifics") Opposite of a distinguishing piece of information
“At this stage, I can only provide a statement of generality for this case.”
Noun
(usually used in plural form "essentials") Opposite of a fundamental element or characteristic
“Frankly, I find the minutia of everyday life much more interesting than the glaring important life-changing events that shape our lives.”
Noun
Opposite of an incident or event
Noun
Opposite of continued survival
“A true determination of the nonexistence of extraterrestrial civilizations will not come from speculative statistical arguments but from biological research.”
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