demythicize

mythicize

[mith-uh-sahyz]
verb (used with object), mythicized, mythicizing.
to turn into, treat, or explain as a myth.
Also, especially British, mythicise.


Origin:
1830–40; mythic + -ize

mythicization, noun
mythicizer, noun
demythicization, noun
demythicize, verb (used with object), demythicized, demythicizing.
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mythicize or mythicise (ˈmɪθɪˌsaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to make into or treat as a myth
 
mythicise or mythicise
 
vb
 
mythici'zation or mythicise
 
n
 
mythici'sation or mythicise
 
n
 
'mythicist or mythicise
 
n
 
'mythicizer or mythicise
 
n
 
'mythiciser or mythicise
 
n

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