Mythological
Mythologic Myth`o*log"ic, Mythological Myth`o*log"ic*al, a. [L. mythologicus: cf. F. mytholigique.] 1. Of or pertaining to mythology or to myths; as, mythological creatures. -- {Myth`o*log"ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

2. based on or told of in traditional stories; lacking factual basis or historical validity; mythical; fabulous.

Syn: fabulous, mythic, mythical. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • mythological — index fictitious, illusory Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • mythological — (adj.) 1610s, from L.L. mythologicus, from Gk. mythologikos versed in legendary lore, from mythologia (see MYTHOLOGY (Cf. mythology)). Related: Mythologically …   Etymology dictionary

  • mythological — ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to or found in mythology; mythical. 2) fictitious. DERIVATIVES mythologically adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • mythological — [mith΄ə läj′i kəl] adj. 1. of mythology 2. mythical; imaginary: Also mythologic mythologically adv …   English World dictionary

  • mythological — adj. Mythological is used with these nouns: ↑creature, ↑figure …   Collocations dictionary

  • mythological — mythical / mythological [adj] make believe, fairy tale allegorical, chimerical, created, fabled, fabricated, fabulous, false, fanciful, fantasy, fictitious, fictive, folkloric, imaginary, invented, legendary, made up, mythic, nonexistent,… …   New thesaurus

  • mythological — also mythologic adjective Date: 1614 1. of or relating to mythology or myths ; dealt with in mythology 2. lacking factual basis or historical validity ; mythical, fabulous • mythologically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mythological — mythologically, adv. /mith euh loj i keuhl/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to mythology. 2. imaginary; fictitious. Also, mythologic. [1605 15; < LL mythologic(us) < Gk mythologikós (see MYTHOLOGY, IC) + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • mythological — adjective a) of, or relating to myths or mythology b) legendary …   Wiktionary

  • mythological — Synonyms and related words: acknowledged, admitted, allegoric, conventional, customary, established, fabulous, fictional, fictitious, fictive, figmental, fixed, folk, hallowed, handed down, heroic, hoary, immemorial, inveterate, legendary, long… …   Moby Thesaurus

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”