follow Dictionary.com

How do you spell Hannukah?

mythopoeia

[mith-uh-pee-uh] /ˌmɪθ əˈpi ə/
noun
1.
a mythopoeic act, circumstance, characteristic, etc.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; < Late Latin < Greek mȳthopoiía making of fables, invention, equivalent to mȳtho- mytho- + -poiia (poi(eîn) to make + -ia noun suffix)
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for mythopoeia

mythopoeia

/ˌmɪθəʊˈpiːə/
noun
1.
the composition or making of myths
Word Origin
C19: from Greek, from muthopoiein, from muthos myth + poiein to make
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for mythopoeia

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for mythopoeia

0
20
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for mythopoeia