mythopoeic

[mith-uh-pee-ik]
adjective
of or pertaining to the making of myths; causing, producing, or giving rise to myths.
Also, mythopoetic [mith-uh-poh-et-ik] .


Origin:
1840–50; < Greek mȳthopoi(ós) making tales (mȳtho- mytho- + -poios making (poi(eîn) to make + -os adj. suffix) + -ic

mythopoeism, noun
mythopoeist, noun
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mythopoeic (ˌmɪθəʊˈpiːɪk)
 
adj
of or relating to the composition of myths; productive of myths
 
mytho'poeism
 
n
 
mytho'poeist
 
n

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The sustenance he drew from such sources has its bearing on the formation of his ideas and on their mythopoeic powers.
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