mythogenesis

noun mytho·genesis \ˌmithə+\
variants: less commonly

mythogeny

\mə̇ˈthäjənē\

Definition of mythogenesis

plural

mythogeneses

also

mythogenies

  1. 1 :  formation or production of myths

  2. 2 :  the tendency to make myths or to give mythical status to something (as a tradition or belief)

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Origin and Etymology of mythogenesis

myth + -o- + genesis or -geny


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