Definition of Myth

1. Noun. A traditional story accepted as history; serves to explain the world view of a people.

Generic synonyms: Story
Specialized synonyms: Gotterdammerung, Ragnarok, Twilight Of The Gods
Group relationships: Mythology
Derivative terms: Mythic, Mythic, Mythical, Mythologize



Definition of Myth

1. n. A story of great but unknown age which originally embodied a belief regarding some fact or phenomenon of experience, and in which often the forces of nature and of the soul are personified; an ancient legend of a god, a hero, the origin of a race, etc.; a wonder story of prehistoric origin; a popular fable which is, or has been, received as historical.

Definition of Myth

1. Noun. A traditional story which embodies a belief regarding some fact or phenomenon of experience, and in which often the forces of nature and of the soul are personified; a sacred narrative regarding a god, a hero, the origin of the world or of a people, etc. ¹

2. Noun. such stories as a genre ¹

3. Noun. A commonly-held but false belief, a common misconception; a fictitious or imaginary person or thing; a popular conception about a real person or event which exaggerates or idealizes reality. ¹

4. Noun. A person or thing held in excessive or quasi-religious awe or admiration based on popular legend ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Myth

1. a type of traditional story [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myth

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mystifier
mystifiers
mystifies
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mystifying
mystifyingly
mystique
mystiques
mystorical
mystories
mystoriographical
mystoriography
mystory
mytacism
myth (current term)
mytharc
mytharcs
mythconception
mythconceptions
myther
mythered
mythering
mythers
mythi
mythic
mythical
mythical being
mythical creature
mythical monster

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