verb, often capitalized at·ti·cize \-ˌsīz\

Definition of atticize


  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make conformable to Athenian or Greek language or customs

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to favor or side with the Athenians

  3. 2 :  to speak or write in Attic

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Origin and Etymology of atticize

1Attic + ize, after Greek attikizein, from Attikos + -izein -ize

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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