adjective see mythopoeia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • mythopoetical — adjective Pertaining to the creation of myths; pertaining to mythopoiesis. Syn: mythopoetic, mythopoeic …   Wiktionary

  • mythopoetical — myth·o·po·et·i·cal …   English syllables

  • mythopoetical — d.ə̇kəl adjective Etymology: myth + o + Greek poiētikos able to make + English al : mythopoeic 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • mythopoeia — noun Etymology: Late Latin, from Greek mythopoiia, from mythopoiein to make a myth, from mythos + poiein to make more at poet Date: 1846 a creating of myth ; a giving rise to myths • mythopoeic also mythopoetic or mythopoetical adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mythopoetic — adjective a) Being a creative interpretation b) Given the quality of a myth or a poem, used typically in opposition to a purely factual account Syn: mythopoeic, mythopoetical …   Wiktionary

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