Definition of mythopoesis in US English:

mythopoesis

(also mythopoiesis)

noun

  • The creation of a myth or myths; = "mythopoeia".

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Charles Francis Keary (1848–1917), numismatist and writer. From mytho- + -poiesis, after Hellenistic Greek μυθοποίησις.

Pronunciation

mythopoesis

/ˌmɪθə(ʊ)pəʊˈiːsɪs/