mythos

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noun my·thos \ˈmi-ˌthōs, -ˌthäs\

Definition of mythos

plural

mythoi

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  1. 1a :  myth 1ab :  mythology 2a

  2. 2 :  a pattern of beliefs expressing often symbolically the characteristic or prevalent attitudes in a group or culture

  3. 3 :  theme, plot the starving artist mythos

Examples of mythos in a sentence

  1. according to one creation mythos, humans sprang from the forehead of a god

  2. the Superman mythos has long since become ingrained in popular American culture

Origin and Etymology of mythos

Greek


First Known Use: 1753



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