Definition of Mythicise

1. Verb. Interpret as a myth or in terms of mythology. "Mythicize the ancient stories"

Exact synonyms: Mythicize
Generic synonyms: Construe, Interpret, See



2. Verb. Make into a myth. "The Europeans have mythicized Rte. 66"
Exact synonyms: Mythicize, Mythologise, Mythologize
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Derivative terms: Mythologisation, Myth, Mythologization, Mythology, Mythology
Antonyms: Demythologize

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mythicise

mytharcs
mythconception
mythconceptions
myther
mythered
mythering
mythers
mythi
mythic
mythical
mythical being
mythical creature
mythical monster
mythical place
mythically
mythicise (current term)
mythicism
mythicize
mythicized
mythicizer
mythicizers
mythicizes
mythicizing
mythier
mythiest
mythification
mythifications
mythise
mythised
mythises

Literary usage of Mythicise

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1. The Works of Robert Burns by Robert Burns (1877)
"... regarding the dramatis persona; of this wonderful production, remarks that " the people of Ayrshire, contrary to their wont, un-mythicise the narrations ..."

2. The Mythical Interpretation of the Gospels: Critical Studies in the Historic by Thomas James Thorburn (1916)
"But, if we rightly understand him, he desires to mythicise both the story of Jesus in Egypt and the story of Ader, or Hadad, found in Jose- phus, Ant., ..."

3. A Discourse on the Studies of the University of Cambridge by Adam Sedgwick (1850)
"In their zeal to uproot what we think the sure foundations of our religion, they have dared to mythicise the plain and ..."

4. The witness of the Old Testament to Christ. Boyle lectures by Stanley Leathes (1868)
"The manner in which the history of Abraham has been treated by Ewald is an example of this tendency to mythicise. He cannot rest in the contemplation of the ..."

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