What does demythologize mean?

Definitions for demythologize
ˌdi mɪˈθɒl əˌdʒaɪzde·mythol·o·gize

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  1. demythologize, demythologiseverb

    remove the mythical element from (writings)

    "the Bible should be demythologized and examined for its historical value"


  1. demythologizeverb

    to remove the mythological elements of something in order to find the underlying meaning


  1. demythologize

    Demythologize means to reinterpret or eliminate mythical elements or traditional beliefs from a subject, with the intention to align it with historical or scientific understanding. This process often seeks to discover the symbolic and metaphorical meanings behind myths, rather than taking them literally.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of demythologize in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of demythologize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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