mythologization

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mythologize +‎ -ation

Noun[edit]

mythologization (countable and uncountable, plural mythologizations)

  1. The act or process of mythologizing.
    • 2007 June 8, Alessandra Stanley, “Something’s Up, and It’s Not the Surf”, New York Times:
      But that doesn’t mean that the series is bad, just peculiar, a solemn mythologization — and mystification — of surfing as unearthly pleasure and life-sapping addiction.