Associations to the word «Myth»


MYTH, noun. A traditional story which embodies a belief regarding some fact or phenomenon of experience, and in which often the forces of nature and of the soul are personified; a sacred narrative regarding a god, a hero, the origin of the world or of a people, etc.
MYTH, noun. (uncountable) Such stories as a genre.
MYTH, noun. A commonly-held but false belief, a common misconception; a fictitious or imaginary person or thing; a popular conception about a real person or event which exaggerates or idealizes reality.
MYTH, noun. A person or thing held in excessive or quasi-religious awe or admiration based on popular legend
MYTH, noun. A person or thing existing only in imagination, or whose actual existence is not verifiable.

Dictionary definition

MYTH, noun. A traditional story accepted as history; serves to explain the world view of a people.

Wise words

Watch your thoughts, they become your words. Watch your words, they become your actions. Watch your actions, they become your habits. Watch your habits, they become your character. Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.