Ruskinize

verb
Rus·kin·ize | \ˈrəskə̇ˌnīz\
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of Ruskinize 

transitive verb

: to convert to ideas resembling those of John Ruskin it is too late to Ruskinize our civilization— Katharine F. Gerould

intransitive verb

: to adopt or plead for the principles of Ruskin don't Ruskinize to meScribner's

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First Known Use of Ruskinize

1861, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

History and Etymology for Ruskinize

John Ruskin + English -ize

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