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1. myth

noun. ['ˈmɪθ'] a traditional story accepted as history; serves to explain the world view of a people.

Synonyms

  • Twilight of the Gods
  • mythology
  • story
  • Ragnarok

Etymology

  • μῦθος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Myth

  • richardsonsmith
  • forthwith
  • ledwith
  • herewith
  • stith
  • smith
  • frith
  • b'rith
  • blyth
  • writhe
  • withe
  • with
  • scythe
  • pith
  • fithe
  • fifth
  • dith

Example sentences of the word myth


1. Noun, singular or mass
It is a myth that charities do not keep any of the money they spend.

Quotes containing the word myth


1. I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.
- Robert Fulghum

2. We're so terrified of death in Western culture that we have to make up a myth of an afterlife. I think there's something to be said for living your life very mindful of the fact that you're going to die because I think you carry yourself differently. It doesn't have to be this big, negative bummer.
- Steve Earle

3. I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.
- Robert Fulghum

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