Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as mythological.
- adj. mythology Of or pertaining to mythology
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to mythology or to myths.
- adj. based on or told of in traditional stories; lacking factual basis or historical validity; mythical; fabulous.
- adj. based on or told of in traditional stories; lacking factual basis or historical validity
“At the left were more attractions: another menagerie, a heap of ostensible gold representing the five milliards paid by France, a gallery of astonished wax soldiers representing the Franco-Prussian war, a cook-shop with "mythologic" confectionery.”
“Oh and another thing, the name Gandalf is from a Norwegian mythologic tale.”
“Emanuel: Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic (for what I know, or some mythologic nymphs) dancing before Don Miguel — the picture is there still, at the Ajuda; and ah me! where is poor Mig?”
“This second principle of Tylor's — “mythologic science” — knew a certain popularity at the beginning of the twentieth century when many scholars tried to decipher and reconstruct the historical data supposedly embedded in the sagas and the epic poetry of ancient medieval peoples.”
“Ultimately Tylor distinguishes what he calls “two principles of mythologic science.””
“The skeleton-key of identification, used even as ably as Dr. Rydberg uses it, will not pick every mythologic lock, though it undoubtedly has opened many hitherto closed.”
“Riddle-making is not left alone by the purveyors of nursery yarns, though belonging to the mythologic state of thought.”
“Your wisest scholars lose themselves in trying to unthread the mazes and mysteries of those incomprehensible depths of diabolical worship and intertwined beauty and honor, now known only from trebly diminished mythologic reflection.”
“The great plain of white sand which is enclosed between the blue lake-like expanses of the two meeting rivers is the Plain of Alms. In truth, there are three rivers which unite here -- the Ganges, the Jumna and the Saravasti -- and this thrice-hallowed spot is known in the Hindu mythologic system as the Triveni.”
“In the mythologic tales of the Iroquois, the child appears frequently as”
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