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Meaning of "demythologize" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DEMYTHOLOGIZE

demythologize  [ˌdiːmɪˈθɒləˌdʒaɪz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DEMYTHOLOGIZE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Demythologize is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb demythologize in English.

WHAT DOES DEMYTHOLOGIZE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of demythologize in the English dictionary

The definition of demythologize in the dictionary is to eliminate all mythical elements from so as to arrive at an essential meaning. Other definition of demythologize is to restate in rational terms.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO DEMYTHOLOGIZE

PRESENT

Present
I demythologize
you demythologize
he/she/it demythologizes
we demythologize
you demythologize
they demythologize
Present continuous
I am demythologizing
you are demythologizing
he/she/it is demythologizing
we are demythologizing
you are demythologizing
they are demythologizing
Present perfect
I have demythologized
you have demythologized
he/she/it has demythologized
we have demythologized
you have demythologized
they have demythologized
Present perfect continuous
I have been demythologizing
you have been demythologizing
he/she/it has been demythologizing
we have been demythologizing
you have been demythologizing
they have been demythologizing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I demythologized
you demythologized
he/she/it demythologized
we demythologized
you demythologized
they demythologized
Past continuous
I was demythologizing
you were demythologizing
he/she/it was demythologizing
we were demythologizing
you were demythologizing
they were demythologizing
Past perfect
I had demythologized
you had demythologized
he/she/it had demythologized
we had demythologized
you had demythologized
they had demythologized
Past perfect continuous
I had been demythologizing
you had been demythologizing
he/she/it had been demythologizing
we had been demythologizing
you had been demythologizing
they had been demythologizing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will demythologize
you will demythologize
he/she/it will demythologize
we will demythologize
you will demythologize
they will demythologize
Future continuous
I will be demythologizing
you will be demythologizing
he/she/it will be demythologizing
we will be demythologizing
you will be demythologizing
they will be demythologizing
Future perfect
I will have demythologized
you will have demythologized
he/she/it will have demythologized
we will have demythologized
you will have demythologized
they will have demythologized
Future perfect continuous
I will have been demythologizing
you will have been demythologizing
he/she/it will have been demythologizing
we will have been demythologizing
you will have been demythologizing
they will have been demythologizing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would demythologize
you would demythologize
he/she/it would demythologize
we would demythologize
you would demythologize
they would demythologize
Conditional continuous
I would be demythologizing
you would be demythologizing
he/she/it would be demythologizing
we would be demythologizing
you would be demythologizing
they would be demythologizing
Conditional perfect
I would have demythologize
you would have demythologize
he/she/it would have demythologize
we would have demythologize
you would have demythologize
they would have demythologize
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been demythologizing
you would have been demythologizing
he/she/it would have been demythologizing
we would have been demythologizing
you would have been demythologizing
they would have been demythologizing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you demythologize
we let´s demythologize
you demythologize
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to demythologize
Past participle
demythologized
Present Participle
demythologizing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DEMYTHOLOGIZE


analogize
əˈnæləˌdʒaɪz
anthologize
ænˈθɒləˌdʒaɪz
apologize
əˈpɒləˌdʒaɪz
de-energize
diːˈɛnəˌdʒaɪz
demythologise
ˌdiːmɪˈθɒləˌdʒaɪz
energize
ˈɛnəˌdʒaɪz
etymologize
ˌɛtɪˈmɒləˌdʒaɪz
eulogize
ˈjuːləˌdʒaɪz
geologise
dʒɪˈɒləˌdʒaɪz
geologize
dʒɪˈɒləˌdʒaɪz
lethargize
ˈleθəˌdʒaɪz
mineralogize
ˌmɪnəˈræləˌdʒaɪz
mythologize
mɪˈθɒləˌdʒaɪz
neologise
nɪˈɒləˌdʒaɪz
paralogize
pəˈræləˌdʒaɪz
reenergize
riːˈenəˌdʒaɪz
syllogize
ˈsɪləˌdʒaɪz
synergize
ˈsɪnəˌdʒaɪz
tautologize
tɔːˈtɒləˌdʒaɪz
technologize
tekˈnɒləˌdʒaɪz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DEMYTHOLOGIZE

demutualise
demutualization
demutualize
demy
demy octavo
demy quarto
demyelinate
demyelination
demyship
demystification
demystified
demystifies
demystify
demythification
demythify
demythologisation
demythologise
demythologiser
demythologization
demythologizer

WORDS THAT END LIKE DEMYTHOLOGIZE

catalogize
chronologize
dialogize
diphthongize
elegize
epilogize
homologize
monologize
monophthongize
neologize
pathologize
phrenologize
prologize
psychologize
remythologize
strategize
theologize

Synonyms and antonyms of demythologize in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «demythologize» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DEMYTHOLOGIZE

Find out the translation of demythologize to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of demythologize from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «demythologize» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

demythologize
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

desmitificar
570 millions of speakers

English

demythologize
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

demythologize
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

demythologize
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

демифологизировать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

desmitologizar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

demythologize
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

démythifier
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Demythologize
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Entmythologisierung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

非神話化する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

demythologize
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Demythologize
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

demythologize
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நூலின் சரியான பொருள் கொள்ளுதல் வேண்டி புராண் மரபு இயல்புகளை நீக்கு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Demythologize
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kutsal yazıların büyüsünü bozarlar
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

demitizzare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

demythologize
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

деміфологізувати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

demitizarea
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

απομυθοποιήσει
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

demythologize
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

demythologize
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

demythologize
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of demythologize

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DEMYTHOLOGIZE»

The term «demythologize» is normally little used and occupies the 145.382 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DEMYTHOLOGIZE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about demythologize

EXAMPLES

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DEMYTHOLOGIZE»

Discover the use of demythologize in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to demythologize and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Origins of Demythologizing: Philosophy and ...
In the former case, to demythologize would mean: to de-objectify, to take away a conceptuality inadequate for the expression of the existential intention of the text ; in the latter case, to demythologize would mean: to strip away the antique ...
Roger A. Johnson, 1974
2
Confucius and the Analects : New Essays: New Essays
Let us turn now, however, to those features of Bultmann's existentialist position that are most significant for our purposes. Bultmann is probably most famous for his claim that one must demythologize the New Testament, a claim that, as we will ...
Bryan W. Van Norden Associate Professor of Philosophy and Asian Studies Vassar College, 2001
3
Demythologizing Jesus of Nazareth: Was Jesus a Historical Or ...
HOW. TO. DEMYTHOLOGIZE. LIBERAL. DEMYTHOLOGIZATIONS. C____,.:>. Agood example of modern radical theology totally ignoring the ancient canonical gospels and accusing them of being completely inadequate for historical research ...
Robert W. Fuller, 2012
4
Black Devil and Iron Angel: The Railway in ...
Mahr's suggestion that we demythologize poetry is misguided.We can no more demythologize poetry than we can cease using the internal combustion engine without inventing a re- placement that serves the same purpose.Mahr also ...
Paul A. Youngman, 2005
5
An Episcopal Dictionary of the Church: A User-Friendly ...
Demythologize. A twentieth-century theological term that was used extensively by Rudolph Bultmann. He understood the word “myth” to be a way to communicate one's faith to others in a time- and culturally-dependent way. For example, in the  ...
Don S. Armentrout, 2000
6
Comparative Political Culture in the Age of Globalization: ...
To demythologize the Other is surely not to deny its distance, its alien nature, or the possibility of its poetic charms, but to recuperate real rather than imaginary differences. The beauty of real difference or the aesthetic of the Other cannot be ...
Hwa Yol Jung, 2002
7
Handbook for Biblical Interpretation: An Essential Guide to ...
To demythologize or “denaturalize” the structures diminishes their power. Michel Foucault has also examined theconnection between language and ideology in ordertoidentify the roots of a society's structures ofpower as theyare embedded in  ...
W. Randolph Tate, 2012
8
Gifts of the Spirit
LET'S DEMYTHOLOGIZE THE GIFTS A MYTH is "a fictitious narrative usually involving supernatural persons or events." A number of years ago in Canada, three church groups went together to produce Sunday School material called, " The ...
J. Baxter, Ronald E Baxter, 2000
9
The Fabric of Theology: A Prolegomenon to Evangelical Theology
The resolution of these dilemmas lies not merely in allowing the biblical revelation to stand in judgment over these aberrations but also in allowing it to stand in judgment of us. Rudolf Bultmann attempted to demythologize the Christian faith by ...
Richard Lints, 1993
10
The Northrop Frye Quote Book
DEMYTHOLOGIZATION In approaching the Bible,I stumbled over the word “ demythologize,” applied primarily to the Gospels,which,as I soon realized, actually meant “remythologize,” establishing a new context for Biblical myth from creation to ...
John Robert Colombo, Northrop Frye, 2014

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DEMYTHOLOGIZE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term demythologize is used in the context of the following news items.
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A St. Lawrence County law clerk with deep principles says farewell …
“I could demythologize a lot of stuff for a lot of people,” he said with a grin. Commenting rules: Stick to the topic of the article/letter/editorial. «WatertownDailyTimes.com, Jul 15»
2
Freedom worth fighting for, we did declare
My job, so I told myself, was to demythologize the American past. And what better way was there to do that than by revealing — and harping ... «Minneapolis Star Tribune, Jul 15»
3
Meet the Press Transcript - June 28, 2015
So when legal jurists become literary artists who are trying to deconstruct and demythologize meanings, just ask the dudes who did it and the ... «NBCNews.com, Jun 15»
4
The Question of a US form of fascism
That self-proclamation would lose its foundation. Second, it would demythologize the degrees of violence that today couch themselves in ... «Bay Area Indymedia, Jun 15»
5
COMMENTARY: In defense of the Confederacy
In this book, three New England journalists demythologize the region of America known for tolerance and liberation, revealing a place where ... «Sierra Vista Herald, Jun 15»
6
Marcel Broodthaers Killed Art with Currency
To create new forms that demythologize art and money is one of the key jobs of artists. It is that philosophy that gives art its true value. «Hyperallergic, Jun 15»
7
Literalizing the Bible means missing the point
Their immediate instinct is to demythologize the text. For example, every Christmas they struggle mightily to come up with an explanation for the ... «Orillia Packet & Times, Jun 15»
8
Crow: Christians have different beliefs about the Bible as the word of …
The mythologist insists that the Biblical scholar's task is to demythologize the Scriptures. The mythological imagery of the Biblical writers must ... «Winston-Salem Journal, Jun 15»
9
Lettermans Goodbye: The Last Great Talk Show Host Retires and a …
Under Dave's stewardship, they democratized television, helped demythologize it, paved the way for a future (or a present) in which the whole ... «Daily Beast, May 15»
10
Jeremiah Tucker: Cobain documentary reveals singer's wit, emotion
The movie, despite radically trying to demythologize and humanize Cobain, can't help but turn him into a tortured artistic hero who felt ... «Joplin Globe, May 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Demythologize [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/demythologize>. Nov 2019 ».
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