[mith-i-kuh l or mith-ik]
- pertaining to, of the nature of, or involving a myth.
- dealt with in myth, as a prehistoric period.
- dealing with myths, as writing.
- existing only in myth, as a person.
- without foundation in fact; imaginary; fictitious: The explanation was entirely mythical.
Origin of mythical
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Examples from the Web for mythically
Page Six is mythically the most important thing, gossip-wise, in America.Long Live the Queen!
February 25, 2009
First we have, in the myths of all races, the most grotesque conceptions of the character of gods when mythically envisaged.Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1
Nature has her law, and if it be not observed, the penalty follows, when she may be said to be mythically angry.Homer's Odyssey
Denton J. Snider
There were vague stories among the hardy settlers about new lands incredibly distant, mythically rich in interest.The Way to the West
But mythically it is connected with Niflheim, the kingdom of Hela, the shadowy realm of death.The Classic Myths in English Literature and in Art (2nd ed.) (1911)
Charles Mills Gayley
The present universe is mythically arranged in regard to their early adventures: the separation of sky and earth, and so forth.The Homeric Hymns
- of or relating to myth
- imaginary or fictitious
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Word Origin and History for mythically
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