Definition of Mythological

1. Adjective. Based on or told of in traditional stories; lacking factual basis or historical validity. "The fabulous unicorn"

Exact synonyms: Fabulous, Mythic, Mythical, Mythologic
Similar to: Unreal
Derivative terms: Fable, Fable, Myth, Myth, Mythology, Mythology



Definition of Mythological

1. Adjective. of, or relating to myths or mythology ¹

2. Adjective. legendary ¹

3. Adjective. (colloquial) imaginary, fabulous ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mythological

1. [adj]

Mythological Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mythological

mythographers
mythographic
mythographically
mythographies
mythography
mythohistorical
mythohistorically
mythoi
mythologem
mythologems
mythologer
mythologers
mythologian
mythologians
mythologic
mythological (current term)
mythologically
mythologies
mythologisation
mythologise
mythologised
mythologises
mythologising
mythologist
mythologists
mythologizable
mythologization
mythologizations
mythologize
mythologized

Literary usage of Mythological

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Papers of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University by Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology (1910)
"mythological ANIMALS. Where figures are shown with human body and animal head standing alone in the place usually occupied by one of the various deities in ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Among his mythological pictures may be mentioned the Venus" who sails upon a shell towards the island ... Another mythological subject is "Venus and Mars". ..."

3. Classical Philology by University of Chicago press, JSTOR (Organization) (1917)
"non-scurrilous mythological comedy, it would be difficult from extant evidence ... And even if mythological comedy in the Middle period were satisfactorily ..."

4. History of Prose Fiction by John Colin Dunlop (1906)
"IT has been suggested in a former part of this work, that many arbitrary fictions of romance are drawn from the classical and mythological authors; ..."

5. The History of the Popes, from the Close of the Middle Ages: Drawn from the by Ludwig Pastor, Ralph Francis Kerr, Frederick Ignatius Antrobus (1902)
"The whole composition is mythological; there is nothing Christian about it.|| There are pictures of Venus by Sandro Botticelli and Piero di Cosimo. ..."

6. The book of were-wolves: Being an Account of a Terrible Superstition by Sabine Baring-Gould (1865)
"TRANSFORMATION into beasts forms an integral portion of all mythological systems. The gods of Greece were wont to change themselves into animals in order to ..."

7. Conversations with M. Thiers, M. Guizot, and Other Distinguished Persons by Nassau William Senior (1878)
"Milnes says cleverly that there is a mythological Palmerston as well as a real one, and the attributes of the mythological hero are as much exaggerations of ..."

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