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mythological

or mythologic

[mith-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌmɪθ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to mythology.
2.
imaginary; fictitious.
Origin of mythological
1605-1615
1605-15; < Late Latin mȳthologic(us) < Greek mȳthologikós (see mythology, -ic) + -al1
Related forms
mythologically, adverb
nonmythologic, adjective
nonmythological, adjective
nonmythologically, adverb
unmythological, adjective
unmythologically, adverb
Can be confused
mythical, mythological.
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Examples from the Web for mythological
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  • The primitive level of mythological thought differs from the more developed stage in also another respect.

  • One more aspect of the Timaeus remains to be considered—the mythological or geographical.

    Timaeus Plato
  • The poetical similes used in the Rig Vedas have been transformed into mythological tales.

    The Religions of Japan William Elliot Griffis
  • The other is a mythological subject of deeper meaning, the death of Procris.

    Lectures on Landscape John Ruskin
  • Can you require stronger evidence of the mythological character of your book?

    The Bible: what it is Charles Bradlaugh
British Dictionary definitions for mythological

mythological

/ˌmɪθəˈlɒdʒɪkəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to mythology
2.
mythical
Derived Forms
mythologically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for mythological
adj.

1610s, from Late Latin mythologicus, from Greek mythologikos "versed in legendary lore," from mythologia (see mythology). Related: Mythologically.

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