Definition of intellectualize
: to give rational form or content to
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Medical Definition of intellectualize
intellectualized or chiefly British intellectualised; intellectualizing or chiefly British intellectualising
1: to give rational form or content to
2: to avoid conscious recognition of the emotional basis of (an act or feeling) by substituting a superficially plausible explanation <conflicts that are intellectualized—L. E. Hinsie>
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