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A story that is not true; falsehood
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  1. A story that is not true; falsehood
  2. A story about legendary persons and exploits.
  3. A myth or legend
Alternative spelling of folktale.
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  1. Alternative spelling of folktale.
  2. A story, usually of anonymous authorship and containing legendary elements, made and handed down orally among the common people
All such stories belonging to a particular group of people
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  1. All such stories belonging to a particular group of people
  2. An unverified story handed down from earlier times, especially one popularly believed to be historical.
  3. A title, brief description, or key accompanying an illustration or map
Any specific system of belief and worship, often involving a code of ethics and a philosophy
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  1. Any specific system of belief and worship, often involving a code of ethics and a philosophy
  2. A cause, principle, or activity pursued with zeal or conscientious devotion:
  3. The belief in and reverence for a supernatural power or powers, regarded as creating and governing the universe:
The space between the eye and the upper edge of the bill of a bird or between the eye and the nostril of a snake or fish
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  1. The space between the eye and the upper edge of the bill of a bird or between the eye and the nostril of a snake or fish
  2. (Archaic) A teaching or being taught; instruction
  3. Accumulated knowledge or beliefs held by a group about a subject, especially when passed from generation to generation by oral tradition.
A modern prose narrative that resembles a saga.
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  1. A modern prose narrative that resembles a saga.
  2. A prose narrative usually written in Iceland between 1120 and 1400, dealing with the families that first settled Iceland and their descendants, with the histories of the kings of Norway, and with the myths and legends of early Germanic gods and heroes.
  3. A medieval Icelandic or Scandinavian prose narrative dealing with the heroic exploits of legendary and historical kings and warriors or with the traditional history of an important family
Any symbol or emblem
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  1. Any symbol or emblem
  2. A story in which people, things, and happenings have a hidden or symbolic meaning
  3. The presenting of ideas by means of such stories
A short, simple story, usually of an occurrence of a familiar kind, from which a moral or religious lesson may be drawn
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  1. A short, simple story, usually of an occurrence of a familiar kind, from which a moral or religious lesson may be drawn
  2. A simple story illustrating a moral or religious lesson.
A malicious story, piece of gossip, or petty complaint.
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  1. A malicious story, piece of gossip, or petty complaint.
  2. A narrative of real or imaginary events; a story.
  3. A story or account of true, legendary, or fictitious events; narrative
A story that is not true; falsehood
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  1. A story that is not true; falsehood
  2. A story about legendary persons and exploits.
  3. A myth or legend
All such stories belonging to a particular group of people
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  1. All such stories belonging to a particular group of people
  2. An unverified story handed down from earlier times, especially one popularly believed to be historical.
  3. An inscription or title on an object, such as a coin.
A body of widely accepted but usually specious notions about a place, a group, or an institution:
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  1. A body of widely accepted but usually specious notions about a place, a group, or an institution:
  2. All of the unwritten traditional beliefs, legends, sayings, customs, etc. of a culture
  3. The comparative study of folk knowledge and culture.
All such stories belonging to a particular group of people
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  1. All such stories belonging to a particular group of people
  2. An inscription or title on an object, such as a coin.
  3. An unverified story handed down from earlier times, especially one popularly believed to be historical.
The space between the eye and the upper edge of the bill of a bird or between the eye and the nostril of a snake or fish
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  1. The space between the eye and the upper edge of the bill of a bird or between the eye and the nostril of a snake or fish
  2. (Archaic) A teaching or being taught; instruction
  3. Accumulated knowledge or beliefs held by a group about a subject, especially when passed from generation to generation by oral tradition.
The science or study of myths
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  1. The science or study of myths
  2. A body or collection of myths belonging to a people and addressing their origin, history, deities, ancestors, and heroes.
  3. The field of scholarship dealing with the systematic collection and study of myths.
Anything delivered by word of mouth: a word, speech, conversation, or similar; a story, tale, or legend, especially a poetic tale.
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  1. Anything delivered by word of mouth: a word, speech, conversation, or similar; a story, tale, or legend, especially a poetic tale.
  2. Myth.
  3. Mythology.
A set of such customs and usages viewed as a coherent body of precedents influencing the present:
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  1. A set of such customs and usages viewed as a coherent body of precedents influencing the present:
  2. A precept or a body of precepts that are not written in the sacred book of a religion, such as the Bible, but are considered holy or true.
  3. The passing down of elements of a culture from generation to generation, especially by oral communication:
The divine act by which, according to various religious and philosophical traditions, the world was brought into existence.
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  1. The divine act by which, according to various religious and philosophical traditions, the world was brought into existence.
  2. A creating or being created
  3. An original product of human invention or artistic imagination:
(Music) A coin issued especially by a questionable authority and not intended for use as currency.
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  1. (Music) A coin issued especially by a questionable authority and not intended for use as currency.
  2. (Psychol.) A more-or-less connected series of mental images, as in a daydream, usually involving some unfulfilled desire
  3. A work of fiction portraying highly characters or settings that have no counterparts in the real world
The category of literature, drama, film, or other creative work whose content is imagined and is not necessarily based on fact.
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  1. The category of literature, drama, film, or other creative work whose content is imagined and is not necessarily based on fact.
  2. Works in this category:
  3. Narrative, explanatory material, or belief that is not true or has been imagined or fabricated:
Something invented, made up, or fabricated:
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  1. Something invented, made up, or fabricated:
A new device, method, or process developed from study and experimentation:
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  1. A new device, method, or process developed from study and experimentation:
  2. The act or process of inventing:
  3. A discovery; a finding.
Find another word for myth. In this page you can discover 31 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for myth, like: fable, folk-tale, legend, religion, lore, saga, folk ballad, mythos (Greek), allegory, parable and tale.