Historical and Legendary


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Historical adjective – Restricted to or based on fact.
Usage example: a historical novel that tells the story of Hannibal's crossing of the Alps through the eyes of a young boy

Legendary is an antonym for historical in factual topic.
Nearby Words: history, historic, historically, historian, historicity
Antonyms for Historical


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Legendary adjective – Based on, described in, or being a myth.
Usage example: the unicorn is a legendary creature

Historical is an antonym for legendary in mythical topic.
Nearby Word: legend
Antonyms for Legendary
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Things that words describes

character historical character legendary character
hero historical hero legendary hero
reputation historical reputation legendary reputation
figure historical figure legendary figure
Other nouns: example, characters, battle, figures, artifact, artifacts.

Both words in one sentence

  • Literature / Brimstone Angels Theme Naming: The Erinyes are all named after historical or legendary Greek battlefields.
  • Given that, whether historical or legendary, Arthur's Britain was quickly supplanted by the Saxons he opposed, his successor may have had no footprint at all.
  • Historical Villain Upgrade The historical and legendary figure Ja'far ibn Yahya al-Barmaki, vizier to Harun al-Rashid, hasn't been given a Historical Villain Upgrade exactly... but try finding an evil vizier in a story set in Arabian Nights Days whose name isn't some spelling of Jafar.
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Legendary and Historical. (2016). Retrieved 2021, January 17, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/historical/legendary
Historical & Legendary. N.p., 2016. Web. 17 Jan. 2021. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/historical/legendary>.
Legendary or Historical. 2016. Accessed January 17, 2021. https://thesaurus.plus/related/historical/legendary.

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