Antonyms for mythical

Grammar : Adj
Spell : mith-i-kuh l or mith-ik
Phonetic Transcription : ˈmɪθ ɪ kəl or ˈmɪθ ɪk

Definition of mythical

Origin :
  • 1670s; see mythic + -al (1).
  • adj make-believe
Example sentences :
  • The mythical or cosmical element reminds us of the Timaeus, the ideal of the Republic.
  • Extract from : « Statesman » by Plato
  • The most famous and the longest, is the laws of Manu, a mythical progenitor of mankind.
  • Extract from : « History of Religion » by Allan Menzies
  • Here they will exclaim perchance, 'What have you to do with a mythical god?'
  • Extract from : « Erasmus and the Age of Reformation » by Johan Huizinga
  • Troyan is also the name of a mythical king who often figures in Slavonic legends.
  • Extract from : « Russian Fairy Tales » by W. R. S. Ralston
  • This mythical Wells gang could have been holed up in the city, too, you know.
  • Extract from : « The Best Made Plans » by Everett B. Cole
  • The mythical Earth-hero, Prometheus, had brought fire down from the skies.
  • Extract from : « Divinity » by William Morrison
  • New words are often formed from the names of persons, actual or mythical.
  • Extract from : « English Past and Present » by Richard Chevenix Trench
  • This humourist is gradually “winning his way to the mythical.”
  • Extract from : « Angling Sketches » by Andrew Lang
  • There is a real and unreal, a mythical and a material aspect to Fairy Folk-Lore.
  • Extract from : « Welsh Folk-Lore » by Elias Owen
  • In this chapter shall be given a short history of these mythical animals.
  • Extract from : « Welsh Folk-Lore » by Elias Owen

Synonyms for mythical

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