mythic
adjective see mythical

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Mythic — Nom de naissance Jean Claude Surnom Smit le Bénédicte Naissance 10 juillet 1947 Uccle  Belgique …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Mythic — Myth ic, Mythical Myth ic*al, a. [L. mythicus, Gr. ?. See {Myth}.] Of or relating to myths; described in a myth; of the nature of a myth; fabulous; imaginary; fanciful; mythological. {Myth ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] The mythic turf where… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • mythic — [mith′ik] adj. 1. of, or having the nature of, a myth or myths 2. MYTHICAL (senses 1 & 2) * * * …   Universalium

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

  • mythic — (adj.) 1660s, from L.L. mythicus legendary, from Gk. mythikos, from mythos (see MYTH (Cf. myth)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • mythic — [mith′ik] adj. 1. of, or having the nature of, a myth or myths 2. MYTHICAL (senses 1 & 2) …   English World dictionary

  • mythic — [[t]mɪ̱θɪk[/t]] 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n Someone or something that is mythic exists only in myths and is therefore imaginary. [LITERARY] In the earlier Celtic texts, the mythic figure of King Arthur is more clearly defined. Syn: mythical Ant: real 2)… …   English dictionary

  • mythic — myth|ic [ˈmıθık] adj also mythical [usually before noun] 1.) very great or famous ▪ He became a mythic figure in publishing. 2.) mythic proportions very great size or importance ▪ a feat of mythic proportions …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mythic — adjective like something or someone in a myth: mythic powers | mythic beauty …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • mythic — myth|ic [ mıθık ] adjective usually before noun 1. ) relating to or existing only in MYTHS 2. ) extremely large or great in a way that does not seem real: Her popularity has grown to mythic proportions …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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