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mythos

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1 a traditional but unfounded story that gives the reason for a current custom, belief, or fact of nature
  • according to one creation mythos, humans sprang from the forehead of a god

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2 the body of customs, beliefs, stories, and sayings associated with a people, thing, or place
  • the Superman mythos has long since become ingrained in popular American culture

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The first known use of mythos was in 1753

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“Mythos.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mythos. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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