demythify

mythify

[mith-uh-fahy]
verb (used with object), mythified, mythifying.
to create a myth about (a person, place, tradition, etc.); cause to become a myth.

Origin:
1905–10; myth + -ify

mythification [mith-uh-fi-key-shuhn] , noun
demythification, noun
demythify, verb (used with object), demythified, demythifying.
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