Pronunciation Adjective


  1. Mythical; existing in myth.
    • 1998, Chloé Diepenbrock, Gynecology and textuality: popular representations, page 88:
      Whitehead-Gould has become a mythic presence in the case history fairy-tale: the personification of the selfish woman who went back on her promise to deliver up her child to an unfulfilled aspiring mother.
    • 2010, Networks of Design: Proceedings of the 2008 Annual International Conference of the Design History Society, page 161:
      By the mid-nineteenth century tartan had become a mythic material encompassing ideas of nationhood, clanship, and political allegiance seen through increasingly fashionable and spectacular forms.
  2. Larger-than-life.

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