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mythical

myth·i·cal

mythical

pronunciation:
mI thih kl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having to do with or appearing in a myth.
Many constellations have mythical names.
synonyms:
epic, legendary
similar words:
heroic, tall
definition 2: not real; not existing in fact; imaginary.
We found out that her rich father and her mansion were entirely mythical.
synonyms:
imaginary, invented, make-believe
similar words:
fantastic, legendary, tall
derivations: mythic (adj.), mythically (adv.)
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The word mythical contains the following part:
-al2, -ial, -ual Latin adjective-forming suffix that means pertaining to
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The suffix -al2, -ial attaches primarily to nouns (national , environmental ) but sometimes to Latin or Greek roots (final , capital , comical ) to form adjectives. See also -ar1.