Definition of Mythic

1. Adjective. Relating to or having the nature of myth. "A novel of almost mythic consequence"

Partainyms: Myth
Derivative terms: Myth



2. Adjective. Based on or told of in traditional stories; lacking factual basis or historical validity. "The fabulous unicorn"
Exact synonyms: Fabulous, Mythical, Mythologic, Mythological
Similar to: Unreal
Derivative terms: Fable, Fable, Myth, Myth, Mythology, Mythology

Definition of Mythic

1. a. Of or relating to myths; described in a myth; of the nature of a myth; fabulous; imaginary; fanciful.

Definition of Mythic

1. Adjective. Larger-than-life. ¹

2. Adjective. Mythical; existing in myth. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mythic

1. mythical [adj] - See also: mythical

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mythic

mystories
mystoriographical
mystoriography
mystory
mytacism
myth
mytharc
mytharcs
mythconception
mythconceptions
myther
mythered
mythering
mythers
mythi
mythic (current term)
mythical
mythical being
mythical creature
mythical monster
mythical place
mythically
mythicise
mythicism
mythicize
mythicized
mythicizer
mythicizers
mythicizes
mythicizing

Literary usage of Mythic

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1. Primitive Culture: Researches Into the Development of Mythology, Philosophy by Sir Edward Burnett Tylor (1891)
"mythic Fancy based, like other thought, on Experience—Mythology affords evidence for study ing laws of Imagination—Change in public opinion as to ..."

2. Introduction to a Scientific System of Mythology by Karl Otfried Müller (1844)
"Extension of this Process to the mythic Ages. THE examples which have been adduced will suffice to show how a close and sure connexion between mythi and ..."

3. The History of Christianity: From the Birth of Christ to the Abolition of by Henry Hart Milman (1840)
"Yet even the theology maintained its dominion, by in some degree accommodating itself to the human mind. It became to a certain degree mythic in its ..."

4. A Survey of English Literature 1780-1880 by Oliver Elton (1920)
"Second period, 1792-6, mythic and prophetic lays, and Songs of Experience. ... mythic laya : prose Marriage of Heaven and Hell, and ideas there set forth ..."

5. The Englishman and the Scandinavian: Or, A Comparison of Anglo-Saxon and Old by Frederick Metcalfe (1880)
"THE mythic WORDS IN "BEOWULF." So much for the mythic and heroic Eddas, with their gods and demigods, which for convenience sake we discussed consecutively. ..."

6. The Voyage of Bran, Son of Febal, to the Land of the Living: An Old Irish Saga by Kuno Meyer, Dindsenchas, Alfred Trübner Nutt, Scél Túan maic Cairill (1897)
"... THE CONTEMPORARY FAIRY BELIEF OF THE GAELIC- SPEAKING PEASANT Irish mythic literature in its relation to peasant lore—Parallel of Greek and Irish mythic ..."

7. The Mythology of All Races by John Arnott MacCulloch, Louis Herbert Gray, George Foot Moore, Alice Werner (1916)
"mythic HISTORY" Tribes, such as the Cherokee, Creek, and allied nations, with settled towns and elaborate institutions are certain to show some development ..."

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