demythologize definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To reduce mythological elements to discover the root meaning: demythologize biblical legends.
    • To remove the mystical or mythical aspects from: "providing an antiheroic age with heroes suitably demythologized, yet in addition grand” ( John Simon).
    • to remove the mythical elements from; -- of writings, for instance the Bible.
    • To gone mythological elements in order to find out the underlying definition: demythologize biblical legends.
    • To Eliminate the mysterious or mythical aspects from: "providing an antiheroic age with heroes suitably demythologized, yet in addition grand” ( John Simon).
    • to get rid of the mythical elements from; -- of writings, such as the Bible.
  • verb:
    • to remove the mythological components of one thing in order to find the underlying definition
    • get rid of the mythical element from (writings)
    • to remove the mythological components of anything to find the underlying definition
    • eliminate the mythical factor from (writings)

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