(mɪˈθɒl ə dʒi)
n., pl. -gies.
2. any copious or abundant supply or source. — cornucopian, adj.
2. an interpreter of myths.
2. the tendency to create myths or to give mythical status to a person or event. Also called mythogeny. —mythogenetic, adj.
2. the recording of myths in writing.
3. a critical collection of myths. — mythographer, mythographist, n.
2. a collection of myths.
3. the science of myths. — mythologist, n. — mythological, adj.
3. the interrelationship of value structures and historical experiences of a people, usually given expression through thearts.
2. the actions or habits of vampires.
3. belief in the existence of vampires. — vampiric, adj.
|Noun||1.||mythology – myths collectively; the body of stories associated with a culture or institutionor person
mythology – the study of myths
myth – a traditional story accepted as history; serves to explain the world view of apeople
diffusion – the spread of social institutions (and myths and skills) from one society to another
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage – several things grouped together or considered as awhole
classical mythology – the system of mythology of the Greeks and Romans together; much of Romanmythology (especially the gods) was borrowed from the Greeks
Norse mythology – the mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until theestablishment of Christianity
Arjuna – (Hindu mythology) the warrior prince in the Bhagavad-Gita to whom Krishna explains the nature ofbeing and of God and how humans can come to know God
Nibelung – (German mythology) any of the race of dwarfs who possessed a treasure hoard that was stolen bySiegfried
Nibelung – (German mythology) a companion or follower of Siegfried
Siegfried – (German mythology) mythical German warrior hero of the Nibelungenlied who takes possession ofthe accursed treasure of the Nibelungs by slaying the dragon that guards it and awakens Brynhild and iseventually killed; Sigurd is the Norse counterpart
Wayland, Wayland the Smith, Wieland – (European mythology) a supernatural smith and king of the elves;identified with Norse Volund
Teutonic deity – (German mythology) a deity worshipped by the ancient Teutons
Anglo-Saxon deity – (Anglo-Saxon mythology) a deity worshipped by the Anglo-Saxons
Brunhild, Brunnhilde, Brynhild – a Valkyrie or a queen in the Nibelungenlied who loved the hero Siegfried;when he deceived her she had him killed and then committed suicide
thunderbird – (mythology) the spirit of thunder and lightning believed by some Native Americans to take theshape of a great bird
|2.||mythology – the study of myths
cultural anthropology, social anthropology – the branch of anthropology that deals with human culture andsociety
mythology – myths collectively; the body of stories associated with a culture or institution or person
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mythology (miˈθolədʒi) noun
ˌmythoˈlogical (-ˈlo-) adjective
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