From Hellenistic Ancient Greek μυθοποιία (“mythopoeia”) + -ic.
- (UK) IPA: /mɪθə(ʊ)ˈpiːɪk/
mythopoeic (comparative more mythopoeic, superlative most mythopoeic)
- Giving rise to myths; pertaining to the creation of myth.
- 1946, Bertrand Russell, History of Western Philosophy, I.25:
- No other fully historical hero has furnished such a perfect opportunity for the mythopoeic faculty.