- to make into or explain as a myth; make mythical.
Also especially British, my·thol·o·gise.
Origin of mythologize
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Examples from the Web for mythologize
They always reveal the invincible tendency of the masses to mythologize.
If, since we are discussing a metaphysical issue,431 we must mythologize, we might call it the "will to self-expression."Creative Intelligence
John Dewey, Addison W. Moore, Harold Chapman Brown, George H. Mead, Boyd H. Bode, Henry Waldgrave, Stuart James, Hayden Tufts, Horace M. Kallen
No progress of science can wholly eradicate this tendency to mythologize.The Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals
Edmund P. Evans
He began to mythologize about it on account of the grand elements of welfare, risk, and skill which were in it.
- to tell, study, or explain (myths)
- (intr) to create or make up myths
- (tr) to convert into a myth
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