mythicize(redirected from mythicization)
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tr.v. myth·i·cized, myth·i·ciz·ing, myth·i·ciz·es
1. To turn (a person or an event) into myth: mythicizing the American trucker.
2. To interpret as a myth or in terms of mythology.
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) (tr) to make into or treat as a myth
ˌmythiciˈzation, ˌmythiciˈsation n
ˈmythicist, ˈmythiˌcizer, ˈmythiˌciser n
v.t. -cized, -ciz•ing.
to turn into or explain as a myth.
Past participle: mythicized
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|Verb||1.||mythicize - interpret as a myth or in terms of mythology; "mythicize the ancient stories"|
|2.||mythicize - make into a myth; "The Europeans have mythicized Rte. 66"|