Antonyms for mythology

Grammar : Noun
Spell : mi-thol-uh-jee
Phonetic Transcription : mɪˈθɒl ə dʒi

Definition of mythology

Origin :
  • early 15c., "exposition of myths," from Middle French mythologie and directly from Late Latin mythologia, from Greek mythologia "legendary lore, a telling of mythic legends; a legend, story, tale," from mythos "myth" (of unknown origin) + -logy "study." Meaning "a body of myths" first recorded 1781.
  • noun folklore
Example sentences :
  • It is not so with the new fables which the Greeks are continually mixing with their mythology.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • May not this hare of the Indian mythology be the moon-dog of some of our own legends?
  • Extract from : « Storyology » by Benjamin Taylor
  • His mythology, when he came to paint the world in myths, was Manichean.
  • Extract from : « Shelley, Godwin and Their Circle » by H. N. Brailsford
  • Like mythology, Greek philosophy has a tendency to personify ideas.
  • Extract from : « Sophist » by Plato
  • For Plato is in advance of his age in his conception of language, as much as he is in his conception of mythology.
  • Extract from : « Cratylus » by Plato
  • They are a substitute for poetry and mythology; and they are also a reform of mythology.
  • Extract from : « Gorgias » by Plato
  • In this fanciful tale Plato has dropped, or almost dropped, the garb of mythology.
  • Extract from : « Gorgias » by Plato
  • He is arguing 'ad hominem' according to the notions of mythology current in his age.
  • Extract from : « Apology » by Plato
  • Nor can many stories be told about gods like these,—the Romans have no mythology.
  • Extract from : « History of Religion » by Allan Menzies
  • But Micheals' mind was in mythology now, retreating from the unbearable present.
  • Extract from : « The Leech » by Phillips Barbee

Synonyms for mythology

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