myth

/ˈmɪθ/

  • Noun
  • an idea or story that is believed by many people but that is not true
    1. It's an enduring/persistent myth that money brings happiness.
    2. The book dispels/refutes/debunks many myths about early American history. [=shows that many beliefs about early American history are wrong]
    3. I don't believe the myths and legends about/surrounding this forest.
    4. Contrary to popular myth, no monster lives in this lake.
  • a story that was told in an ancient culture to explain a practice, belief, or natural occurrence
    1. creation myths [=stories about how people and the world were first created]
  • such stories as a group
    1. a student of Greek myth [=mythology]

Những từ liên quan với MYTH

fancy, lore, fantasy, parable, legend, illusion, fiction, delusion, saga, invention, fable, creation, imagination