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mythos

noun

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  1. 1 a traditional but unfounded story that gives the reason for a current custom, belief, or fact of nature <according to one creation mythos, humans sprang from the forehead of a god> Synonyms fable, legend, mythRelated Words allegory, parable; fabrication, fantasy (also phantasy), fiction, figment, invention; narrative, saga, story, tale, yarn

  2. 2 the body of customs, beliefs, stories, and sayings associated with a people, thing, or place <the Superman mythos has long since become ingrained in popular American culture> Synonyms legend, legendry, lore, myth, mythology, folklore, traditionRelated Words folklife; information, knowledge, wisdom; anecdote, fable, folktale, old wives' tale, tale, yarn




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