Examples of externalize in a Sentence
an actress with an expressive face that wonderfully externalizes a wide range of emotions
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To externalize something incredibly internal is so satisfying.
But sometimes having your darkest anxieties externalized into gripping, scary theater can be a splendid means of catharsis.
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First Known Use of externalize
Medical Definition of externalize
1a: to transform from a mental image into an apparently real object (as in hallucinations) : attribute (a mental image) to external causation externalizing an obsessionb: to invent an explanation for (an inner problem whose actual basis is known only subconsciously) by attributing to causes outside the self : rationalize, project externalized his failure
2: to direct outward socially externalized her anger
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