mythological

[ mith-uh-loj-i-kuh l ]
/ ˌmɪθ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl /

adjective

of or relating to mythology.
imaginary; fictitious.

Nearby words

  1. mythographer,
  2. mythography,
  3. mythoi,
  4. mythol.,
  5. mythologem,
  6. mythologically,
  7. mythologist,
  8. mythologize,
  9. mythology,
  10. mythomane

Also myth·o·log·ic.

Origin of mythological

1605–15; < Late Latin mȳthologic(us) < Greek mȳthologikós (see mythology, -ic) + -al1

Related forms
Can be confusedmythical mythological

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British Dictionary definitions for mythological

mythological

/ (ˌmɪθəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) /

adjective

of or relating to mythology
mythical
Derived Formsmythologically, adverb

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Word Origin and History for mythological

mythological

adj.

1610s, from Late Latin mythologicus, from Greek mythologikos "versed in legendary lore," from mythologia (see mythology). Related: Mythologically.

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