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Another word for legendary

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Adjective
  1. Of or existing only in myths

    See also:

    real

Another word for legendary

Modifier
  1. Probably fictitious

    See also:

    false

Synonym Study

  • Apocryphal suggests that which is of doubtful authenticity or authorship
  • Mythical basically applies to the highly imaginary explanation of natural or historical phenomena by a people and, therefore, connotes that what it qualifies is a product of the imagination
  • Fabulous suggests that which is incredible or astounding, but does not necessarily connote nonexistence the man's wealth is fabulous
  • Fictitious refers to that which is invented by the imagination and is therefore not real, true, or actually existent Gulliver is a fictitious character
  • Legendary refers to something that may have a historical basis in fact but, in popular tradition, has undergone great elaboration and exaggeration the legendary deeds of Robin Hood