transitive verb de·temporize \(ˈ)dē+ˈ-\
variants: or



Definition of detemporize

  1. :  to dissociate from a particular historical time :  make timeless war fiction that tries to disengage itself from its own historical background, to detemporize and depersonalize its time-bound characters — Robert Pick

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Origin and Etymology of detemporize

detemporize from de- + Latin tempor-, tempus time + English -ize; detemporalize from de- + temporalize — more at temporal

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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