from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or existing in myth: the mythical unicorn.
  • adj. Imaginary; fictitious.
  • adj. Of, relating to, or having the nature of a myth: a novel of profound, almost mythic consequence.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Existing in myth.
  • adj. not real; false or fabricated.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to or characterized by myths; described in a myth; existing only in a myth or myths; fabulous; fabled; imaginary.
  • Untrue; invented; false.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. based on or told of in traditional stories; lacking factual basis or historical validity


myth + -ical (Wiktionary)



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