mythopoeic

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Etymology[edit]

From Hellenistic Ancient Greek μυθοποιία (muthopoiía, mythopoeia) +‎ -ic.

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Adjective[edit]

mythopoeic (comparative more mythopoeic, superlative most mythopoeic)

  1. 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.