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mythical

myth·i·cal

mythical

 
pronunciation:
mI thih kl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: concerning, involving, resembling, or portrayed in a myth or myths.
synonyms:
epic, fabled, fabulous, legendary, mythological
antonyms:
historical
similar words:
heroic, tall
definition 2: imaginary, fictitious, or not existing in fact.
a mythical creature
synonyms:
fictional, fictitious, imaginary, invented, make-believe, unreal
similar words:
fabled, fanciful, 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.