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MYTHOLOGIZE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does mythologize mean? 

MYTHOLOGIZE (verb)
  The verb MYTHOLOGIZE has 2 senses:

1. construct a myth
2. make into a myth

  Familiarity information: MYTHOLOGIZE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MYTHOLOGIZE (verb)


Sense 1mythologize [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Construct a myth

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Synonyms:

mythologise; mythologize

Context example:

The poet mythologized that the King had three sons

Hypernyms (to "mythologize" is one way to...):

cook up; fabricate; invent; make up; manufacture (make up something artificial or untrue)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 2mythologize [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make into a myth

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

mythicise; mythicize; mythologise; mythologize

Context example:

The Europeans have mythicized Rte. 66

Hypernyms (to "mythologize" is one way to...):

alter; change; modify (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

Antonym:

demythologize (remove the mythical element from (writings))


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