mythological

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Etymology[edit]

mythology +‎ -ical (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “First attested?”)

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  • enPR: mĭthəlŏj'ĭkəl, IPA(key): /ˌmɪθəˈlɒd͡ʒɪkəl/

Adjective[edit]

mythological (not comparable)

  1. Of, or relating to myths or mythology.
    • 1831, Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Romance and Reality, volume 3, page 89:
      In short—to be mythological in my conclusion—the quiver of Cupid hangs at the girdle of Fate together with her spindle and scissors.
  2. Legendary.
  3. (colloquial) Imaginary.
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