Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • See mythologize, mythologizer.

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  • verb Alternative spelling of mythologize.

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

  • verb make into a myth
  • verb construct a myth

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Examples

  • But it remains an oddly undramatic evening that, in strenuously seeking to mythologise Luke, undercuts his defiant humanity and simply makes him a rebel without a pause.

    Cool Hand Luke – review

  • TV nostalgists tend to mythologise Saturday night entertainment of yesteryear.

    Watch this at the weekend

  • We realise that we had best not mythologise our heroes until they have passed out of memory, into the unreality of history.

    The Epic and the Past

  • We realise that we had best not mythologise our heroes until they have passed out of memory, into the unreality of history.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • But to suggest no evidence that Abu Qatada represents a threat has ever been put forward, that his human rights have simply been ignored or dismissed by judges, and that the Lords ruling is motivated by racism against a wholly traduced, harmless man, is not only laughable - to drag human rights concern down to the level of smears, to demonise the courts and to mythologise Abu Qatada in this way is a disgrace.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • But to suggest no evidence that Abu Qatada represents a threat has ever been put forward, that his human rights have simply been ignored or dismissed by judges, and that the Lords ruling is motivated by racism against a wholly traduced, harmless man, is not only laughable - to drag human rights concern down to the level of smears, to demonise the courts and to mythologise Abu Qatada in this way is a disgrace.

    Abu Qatada: Victoria Brittain's extraordinary response

  • The aim of this course is to de-mythologise, de-mystify, and deconstruct the dominant policy, media, and academic discourses about terrorism.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • The aim of this course is to de-mythologise, de-mystify, and deconstruct the dominant policy, media, and academic discourses about terrorism.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • The Left used to mythologise ‘the workers’ in this way.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • The aim of this course is to de-mythologise, de-mystify, and deconstruct the dominant policy, media, and academic discourses about terrorism.

    Terror in academia

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