- 1Mythical: mythic creatures a mythic land of plentyMore example sentences
- The Bigfoot, or Sasquatch, was a mythic creature well-known in the Pacific Northwest - twelve feet tall, or so they say.
- The world they frequent is loosely based on Greek mythology, with gods, demigods, and mythic creatures in abundance.
- Ancestors and parents inhabit Paul's anecdotal poems, which also pay close attention to local creatures, mythic and otherwise.
- 1.1Exaggerated or idealized: Scott of the Antarctic was a national hero of mythic proportionsMore example sentences
- Aquariums, like adultery, draw us into a shadowy underworld of unspoken sensual pleasures, an engrossing, exotic environment harboring dangers of mythic proportion.
- For an experience or an epoch to take on mythic proportions, it usually needs the reverberating perspective of cherished memories that we may have about departed possibilities.
- It was an enormous physical structure, with a base measuring 676 square feet, but more than anything else its proportions were mythic.
mid 17th century: via late Latin from Greek muthikos, from muthos 'myth'.
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