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myth·o·log·i·cal

 (mĭth′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) also myth·o·log·ic (-ĭk)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or recorded in myths or mythology.
2. Fabulous; imaginary.

myth′o·log′i·cal·ly adv.

mythological

(ˌmɪθəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) or

mythologic

adj
1. (Classical Myth & Legend) of or relating to mythology
2. (Classical Myth & Legend) mythical
ˌmythoˈlogically adv

myth•o•log•i•cal

(ˌmɪθ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl)

also myth`o•log′ic,



adj.
1. of or pertaining to mythology.
2. imaginary; fictitious.
[1605–15; < Late Latin mȳthologic(us) < Greek mȳthologikós]
myth`o•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mythological - based on or told of in traditional stories; lacking factual basis or historical validity; "mythical centaurs"; "the fabulous unicorn"
unreal - lacking in reality or substance or genuineness; not corresponding to acknowledged facts or criteria; "ghosts and other unreal entities"; "unreal propaganda serving as news"

mythological

adjective legendary, fabulous, fabled, traditional, invented, heroic, imaginary, mythical, mythic, folkloric the mythological beast that was part lion, part goat

mythological

adjective
Of or existing only in myths:
Translations
أسْطوري
mytologický
mytologisk
mitološki
mitológiai
goîsagnalegur, goîfræîilegur
mytologický

mythological

[ˌmɪθəˈlɒdʒɪkəl] ADJmitológico

mythological

[ˌmɪθəˈlɒdʒɪkəl] adjmythologique

mythological

adjmythologisch

mythological

[ˌmɪθəˈlɒdʒɪkl] adjmitologico/a

myth

(miθ) noun
an ancient, fictional story, especially one dealing with gods, heroes etc.
ˈmythical adjective
ˈmythically adverb
mythology (miˈθolədʒi) noun
(a collection of) myths.
ˌmythoˈlogical (-ˈlo-) adjective
References in classic literature ?
Blackstone, the first settler of the peninsula; that half mythological personage who rides through our early annals, seated on the back of a bull.
The musty ancient beds remained in the chambers, and their quilts and curtains and canopies were decorated with curious handwork, and the walls and ceilings frescoed with historical and mythological scenes in glaring colors.
There, I can aver that earth and ice were lost to sight by the numbers of sea-mammals covering them, and I involuntarily sought for old Proteus, the mythological shepherd who watched these immense flocks of Neptune.
The girl's mind had conceived a picture of the hut, of the two peasants, of the crownless king; she had imagined the wintry forest, she had recalled the old Saxon ghost-legends, she had appreciated Alfred's courage under calamity, she had remembered his Christian education, and had shown him, with the rooted confidence of those primitive days, relying on the scriptural Jehovah for aid against the mythological Destiny.
For instance, on one occasion she halted before a picture which, a poor copy of a well-known original, had a mythological subject.
I was trying," said the marquise, raising her beautiful eyes brightened with an indication of growing temper, "I was trying to discover to what you could possibly have alluded, you who are so learned in mythological subjects in comparing me to Danae.
Well, perhaps you have; but I've never seen him, and you've not told me his name; and altogether he seems rather a mythological personage.
It happened in mythological times," said Madame Epanchin, looking wrathfully at her daughters, who had begun to laugh.
Nicholas sat leaning slightly forward in an armchair, bending closely over the blonde lady and paying her mythological compliments with a smile that never left his face.
Casaubon's leaving a copy of himself; moreover, he had not yet succeeded in issuing copies of his mythological key; but he had always intended to acquit himself by marriage, and the sense that he was fast leaving the years behind him, that the world was getting dimmer and that he felt lonely, was a reason to him for losing no more time in overtaking domestic delights before they too were left behind by the years.
I was very much interested in her account of the Wieroo, which up to this time I had considered a purely mythological creature; but Ajor shuddered so at even the veriest mention of the name that I was loath to press the subject upon her, and so the Wieroo still remained a mystery to me.
Croiset remark, if the poet needed a lay-figure the ordinary practice was to introduce some mythological person -- as, in fact, is done in the "Precepts of Chiron".