A popular belief or story that has become associated with a person, institution, or occurrence, especially one considered to illustrate a cultural ideal:
A traditional, typically ancient story dealing with supernatural beings, ancestors, or heroes that serves as a fundamental type in the worldview of a people, as by explaining aspects of the natural world or delineating the psychology, customs, or ideals of society:
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It insists that all thought is personal and purposive and that "pure"' thought is a figment.
SAD was once thought to be a figment of an individual's imagination but what research now tells us is that SAD is a real disorder that has an actual clinical diagnosis.
proper Iberian race, that the Basques were always shut in by alien races, that their affinity is still to seek, and that the whole Basque-Iberian theory is a figment.
figment of man 's imagination.
Every universal would be a pure figment of the intellect.