- a mythopoeic act, circumstance, characteristic, etc.
Origin of mythopoeia
1955–60; < Late Latin < Greek mȳthopoiía making of fables, invention, equivalent to mȳtho- mytho- + -poiia (poi(eîn) to make + -ia noun suffix)
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- the composition or making of myths
Word Origin for mythopoeia
C19: from Greek, from muthopoiein, from muthos myth + poiein to make
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