Definition of Ruskinize
: to convert to ideas resembling those of John Ruskin it is too late to Ruskinize our civilization — Katharine F. Gerould
: to adopt or plead for the principles of Ruskin don't Ruskinize to me — Scribner's
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Origin and Etymology of ruskinize
John Ruskin + English -ize
First Known Use: 1861See Words from the same year
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