mythico-, mytho-, myth-, -mythical, -mythical, -mythically, -mythic +

(Greek: talk, speech, word; story; legend)

A writer or narrator of myths.
Of or pertaining to the representation of mythical subjects in art, literature, etc.
1. The recording of myths in writing.
2. A critical collection of myths.
3. A written representation or expression of myths.
4. The descriptive study, or artistic representation, of myths.
A recurrent pattern, event, or theme in myths, as an explanation of the change of seasons; folklore motifs.
A narrator of myths and legends.
Of or belonging to mythology; based upon or of the nature of mythology or mythical narrative; having reference to a myth or myths.
1. A writer of myths.
2. One who is versed in myths or mythology.
1. To relate a myth or myths; to construct a mythology.
2. To make mythical; to convert into myth or mythology; to mythicize.
1. That department of knowledge that deals with myths.
2. A group of myths that belong to a particular people or culture and tell about their ancestors, heroes, gods, and other supernatural beings and history.
3. The study of myths, or the branch of knowledge that deals with myths.

Pointing to a page about Latin and Greek gods and godesses. Mythological Roman and Greek deities with related images.

1. Someone who has a strong tendency to lie, to exaggerate, or to believe something is true when it is not.
2. A person who is abnormally prone to lie, to exaggerate, or to believe something is true even when there is no evidence to substantiate such a view point.
mythomania (s) (noun), mythomanias (pl)
1. An excessive interest in myths and incredible stories and fabrications: Alice, who had an enormous curiosity about fables and legends and spent all her time reading them, was seen by her family as experiencing a bout of mythomania!
2. A pathological lying or exaggerating about something that isn't true: The actress didn't have many friends because of a case of mythomania, always making up fantastic stories which all turned out to be false tales!
A presentation of not telling the truth.
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One who has an abnormal or pathological tendency to lie or to exaggerate.
mythophobia (s) (noun) (no plural)
1. An unreasonable apprehension about making false statements; an unnatural fear of incorrectness: Some teachers have mythophobia because they are afraid of saying something wrong in front of their students!
2. A pathological fear of stories or myths: In some cases parents have mythophobia in that they don't want their children to read fairy tales, legends, sagas or fables with the possibility that their children might believe them to be true!
1. The creating of myths.
2. Of or relating to the making of myths.
3. Serving to create or engender myths; productive in mythmaking.
mythopoeic, mythopoetic
1. Relating to, involving, or engaged in the production of myths.
2. Serving to create or engender myths; productive in mythmaking.
Cross references of word families related directly, or indirectly, to: "talk, speak, speech; words, language; tongue, etc.": cit-; clam-; dic-; English Words: Origins and Histories; fa-; -farious; glosso-; glotto-; lalo-; linguo-; locu-; logo-; loqu-; -ology; ora-; -phasia; -phemia; phon-; phras-; Quotes: Language,Part 1; Quotes: Language, Part 2; Quotes: Language, Part 3; serm-; tongue; voc-.