Mythical and Real


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Mythical adjective – Based on, described in, or being a myth.
Usage example: for years the Spanish conquistadors searched for the mythical El Dorado, a place of unimaginable riches

Real is an antonym for mythical in make-believe topic.
Nearby Words: myth, mythic
Antonyms for Mythical


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Real adjective – Being or occurring in fact or actuality; having verified existence; not illusory.
Usage example: real humility

Mythical is an antonym for real.
Nearby Words: realize, realise, reality, realistic, really
Antonyms for Real
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Things that words describes

character mythical character real character
power mythical power real power
hero mythical hero real hero
body mythical body real body
Other nouns: counterpart, place, way, characters, world, story, monster, age, version, names, weapons, animals, heroes, monsters.

Both words in one sentence

  • Call a Smeerp a "Rabbit": While some non-terrestrial creatures have unique names, others are named after real or mythical terrestrial animals.
  • A real or mythical person who carries out extraordinary deeds with great bravery.
    Source: Hero
  • Futurama has several episodes featuring Santa Claus... except instead of being a mythical jolly old man, he's an evil death machine that's frighteningly real.
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Real or Mythical. 2016. Accessed May 25, 2022.

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