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idealize

transitive verb ide·al·ize

Medical Definition of idealize

ide·al·ized or chiefly British ide·al·isedide·al·iz·ing or chiefly British ide·al·is·ing

  1. :  to give ideal form or value to :  attribute ideal characteristics of excellence to <constantly shifting moods and a tendency to idealize or devalue other people—Harvard Mental Health Letter>

  2. ide·al·iza·tion or chiefly British ide·al·isa·tion \ī-ˌdē-(ə-)lə-ˈzā-shən\play noun



Variants of idealize

or chiefly British ide·al·ise \ī-ˈdē-(ə-)ˌlīz\play


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