mythologize

verb my·thol·o·gize \ mi-ˈthä-lə-ˌjīz \
Updated on: 25 May 2018

Definition of mythologize

mythologized; mythologizing
1 obsolete : to explain the mythological significance of
2 : to build a myth around : mythicize
1 : to relate, classify, and explain myths
2 : to create or perpetuate myths

mythologizer

noun

Examples of mythologize in a Sentence

  1. a politician who has been mythologized by his supporters

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Origin and Etymology of mythologize

borrowed from Middle French mythologiser, from mythologie mythology + -iser -ize


MYTHOLOGIZE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of mythologize for English Language Learners

  • : to talk about or describe (someone or something) as a subject that deserves to be told about in a myth or legend : to make (someone or something) seem great or heroic


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