Definition of mythology
1 : an allegorical narrative
3 : a branch of knowledge that deals with myth
4 : a popular belief or assumption that has grown up around someone or something : myth 2a defective mythologies that ignore masculine depth of feeling — Robert Bly
mythologerplay \-jər\ noun
mythologistplay \-jist\ noun
Examples of mythology in a Sentence
We have been studying ancient Greek mythology.
We compared the two cultures' mythologies.
There is a popular mythology that he discovered the cause of the disease by himself.
Recent Examples of mythology from the Web
But there’s a good reason the Spider-Man series has been rebooted twice since 2002, when Sam Raimi made the first movie foray into the Marvel character's mythology: In our imagination Peter Parker remains, and always must be, a teenager.
Sharon Starr is the housekeeper Cassandra, a nod to Greek mythology, ancient wisdom, and low brow voodoo.
For her first line of highlighters called the Stardust collection, Worthy drew inspiration from Greek mythology.
In Indian mythology, the Hindu demon Rahu spent his days chasing the Moon and Sun.
The Goldbergs are a typical family: argumentative, secretive and resentful, prone to putting faith in personal mythology that may have no bearing on reality but has become permanently fixed in family lore.
Maybe read the mythology before picking a name to make sure your firm isn’t named after an incestuous swindler…
This week, under one roof, these women will gather for the fest to joke about Jane Austen and mythology and weird liquor and moms and male appendages, oh my.
To me that was just a huge part of the legacy and even the mythology of growing up in Muscle Shoals.
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MYTHOLOGY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mythology for English Language Learners
: the myths of a particular group or culture
: ideas that are believed by many people but that are not true
MYTHOLOGY Defined for Kids
Definition of mythology for Students
: a collection of myths Greek mythology
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