Synonyms of myth in English:


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1‘ancient Greek myths’


folk tale, story, folk story, legend, tale, fable, saga, allegory, parable, tradition, lore, folklore

technical mythos, mythus

2‘there are still plenty of myths surrounding pregnancy and childbirth’


misconception, fallacy, mistaken belief, false notion, misbelief, old wives' tale, fairy story, fairy tale, fiction, fantasy, delusion, figment of the imagination

invention, fabrication, falsehood, untruth, lie, trumped-up story, fake news, alternative fact

informal story, tall story, tall tale, fib, cock and bull story, kidology