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Noun
An erroneous belief, idea, or conception
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“His analyses of objects, media and other signs often seek to debunk the myths, or false representations, that surround them and appear natural.”
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A traditional story, especially one concerning the early history of a people or explaining a natural or social phenomenon, and typically involving supernatural beings or events
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“I think the timocratic structure of divinity in early Greek myth might be quite a good thing to apply to the tale of Eris, the apple and the Trojan War.”
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A delusion, a false hope
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A mistaken belief, especially one based on unsound arguments
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Belief in sign of things to come
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A theory or attitude that acts as a guiding principle for behavior
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The state of being known or talked about by many people, especially on account of notable achievements
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The belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power, especially a personal God or gods
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