HyperDic: demythologize

English > 1 sense of the word demythologize:
VERBchangedemythologize, demythologiseremove the mythical element from (writings)
English > demythologize: 1 sense > verb 1, change
MeaningRemove the mythical element from (writings).
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"the Bible should be demythologized and examined for its historical value"
Synonymdemythologise
CategoryBible, Christian Bible, Book, Good Book, Holy Scripture, Holy Writ, Scripture, Word of God, WordThe sacred writings of the Christian religions
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Oppositemythologize, mythologise, mythicize, mythicisemake into a myth
Spanishdesmitificar
Catalandesmitificar
Nounsdemythologizationthe restatement of a message (as a religious one) in rational terms

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