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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that creates myths or mythical situations.

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  • noun A person who originates a myth.

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Examples

  • Likewise, no evidence is incompatible with mythicism - as long as one is willing to posit an arbitrary mythmaker who invents things for no obvious reason, and who often expresses himself so poorly that one often gets the "wrong impression" that he is talking about a historical figure.

    Is There Evidence For Mythicism?

  • He dismissed Stephenson as a self-serving mythmaker: a puerile grandee, whose assertions were little more than the “dangerous hallucinations” of an isolated old man heading toward second childhood.97 This judgment was perhaps too harsh.

    Storyteller

  • Likewise, no evidence is incompatible with mythicism - as long as one is willing to posit an arbitrary mythmaker who invents things for no obvious reason, and who often expresses himself so poorly that one often gets the "wrong impression" that he is talking about a historical figure.

    Is There Evidence For Mythicism?

  • It was a mythmaker of a dress, with a full skirt and fitted bodice.

    The Golden Vault of Jean Maria Schwartz in Heaven

  • Instead, he's called the "edgiest mythmaker of the day."

    April 2007

  • Spartacus was a failure against Rome but a success as a mythmaker.

    The Spartacus War

  • Spartacus was a failure against Rome but a success as a mythmaker.

    The Spartacus War

  • Instead, he's called the 'edgiest mythmaker of the day.'

    So It Goes: Thoughts on the Cassandra Ghetto

  • Spartacus was a failure against Rome but a success as a mythmaker.

    The Spartacus War

  • Spartacus was a failure against Rome but a success as a mythmaker.

    The Spartacus War

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