Definition of Mythologizing

1. Verb. (present participle of mythologize) ¹



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Definition of Mythologizing

1. mythologize [v] - See also: mythologize

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mythologizing

mythologisation
mythologise
mythologised
mythologises
mythologising
mythologist
mythologists
mythologizable
mythologization
mythologizations
mythologize
mythologized
mythologizer
mythologizers
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mythologizing (current term)
mythologue
mythologues
mythology
mythomania
mythomaniac
mythomaniacal
mythomaniacs
mythomanias
mythopeic
mythoplasm
mythoplasms
mythopoeia
mythopoeias
mythopoeic

Literary usage of Mythologizing

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1. Folkways: A Study of the Sociological Importance of Usages, Manners, Customs by William Graham Sumner (1906)
"That interest was no more sensual than interest in the rainfall, and the mythologizing about it was no more depraved than mythologizing about creation or ..."

2. The American Historical Review by American Historical Association (1902)
"common denominator and rescuing them from the mystic interpretations of curiosity hunters and mythologizing visionaries. ' ' The fifth chapter on "The ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... all individual existences in one single, unbroken scheme; partly also in the unrestrained liberty which it leaves to the mythologizing fancy. India. ..."

4. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"25) as literal, he falsifies the idea by a process of mythologizing. To treat the paradoxes of Jesus literally as statement of a law, as one might the ..."

5. Classical Philology by University of Chicago press, JSTOR (Organization) (1908)
"It is this convention, in part, that makes IL'rvs, the pine-nymph, a mistress of Pan, the herdsman's god, in the later literary mythologizing (Luc. DD 22. ..."

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