mythos definition by Webster's New World
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- myth (senses , , & )
- the complex of attitudes, beliefs, etc. most characteristic of a particular group or society
Origin: see myth
mythos definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. my·thoi
- The pattern of basic values and attitudes of a people, characteristically transmitted through myths and the arts.
Origin: Greek mūthos.