mythic


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myth·i·cal

 (mĭth′ĭ-kəl) also myth·ic (-ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or existing in myth: the mythical unicorn.
2. Imaginary; fictitious.
3. often mythic Of, relating to, or having the nature of a myth: a novel of profound, almost mythic consequence.

myth′i·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mythic - relating to or having the nature of myth; "a novel of almost mythic consequence"
2.mythic - 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"

mythic

adjective
Of or existing only in myths:
Translations

mythic

[ˈmɪθɪk] adjmitico/a
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