Definition of mythology
- cold war mythology
- defective mythologies that ignore masculine depth of feeling
- —Robert Bly
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.
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First Known Use: 1603See Words from the same year
: the myths of a particular group or culture
: ideas that are believed by many people but that are not true
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