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Another word for myth

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Noun
  1. A traditional story or tale that has no proven factual basis

      1. An unverified story handed down from earlier times, especially one popularly believed to be historical.
      2. A body or collection of such stories.
      3. One that inspires legends or achieves legendary fame:
      1. A usually short narrative making an edifying or cautionary point and often employing as characters animals that speak and act like humans.
      2. A story about legendary persons and exploits.
      3. A falsehood; a lie.
  2. A body of traditional beliefs and notions accumulated about a particular subject

      1. The passing down of elements of a culture from generation to generation, especially by oral communication:
      2. A mode of thought or behavior followed by a people continuously from generation to generation; a custom or usage:
      3. A set of such customs and usages viewed as a coherent body of precedents influencing the present:
      1. Myth.
      2. Mythology.
      3. The pattern of basic values and attitudes of a people, characteristically transmitted through myths and the arts.
      1. A body or collection of myths belonging to a people and addressing their origin, history, deities, ancestors, and heroes.
      2. A body of myths associated with an event, individual, or institution:
      3. The field of scholarship dealing with the systematic collection and study of myths.
      1. Accumulated knowledge or beliefs held by a group about a subject, especially when passed from generation to generation by oral tradition.
      1. An unverified story handed down from earlier times, especially one popularly believed to be historical.
      2. A body or collection of such stories.
      3. One that inspires legends or achieves legendary fame:
      1. The traditional beliefs, myths, tales, and practices of a people, transmitted orally.
      2. The comparative study of folk knowledge and culture.
      3. A body of widely accepted but usually specious notions about a place, a group, or an institution:
    See also:

    knowledge

  3. Any fictitious idea accepted as part of an ideology by an uncritical group; a received idea

Another word for myth

Noun
      1. A recital of events or happenings; a report or revelation:
      2. A malicious story, piece of gossip, or petty complaint.
      3. A deliberate lie; a falsehood.
      1. A simple story illustrating a moral or religious lesson.
      1. a story in which people, things, and happenings have a hidden or symbolic meaning
      2. the presenting of ideas by means of such stories
      3. any symbol or emblem
      1. 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.
      2. A modern prose narrative that resembles a saga.
      3. A long detailed report:
      1. Accumulated knowledge or beliefs held by a group about a subject, especially when passed from generation to generation by oral tradition.
      1. The belief in and reverence for a supernatural power or powers, regarded as creating and governing the universe:
      2. A particular variety of such belief, especially when organized into a system of doctrine and practice:
      3. A set of beliefs, values, and practices based on the teachings of a spiritual leader.
      1. An unverified story handed down from earlier times, especially one popularly believed to be historical.
      2. A body or collection of such stories.
      3. One that inspires legends or achieves legendary fame:
      1. a story, usually of anonymous authorship and containing legendary elements, made and handed down orally among the common people
      1. A usually short narrative making an edifying or cautionary point and often employing as characters animals that speak and act like humans.
      2. A story about legendary persons and exploits.
      3. A falsehood; a lie.
    See also:

    story