Definition of idealize
idealizationplay \ī-ˌdē-(ə-)lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun
idealizerplay \ī-ˈdē-(ə-)ˌlī-zər\ noun
Examples of idealize in a sentence
She tends to idealize her job.
<he had a tendency to idealize his heroes and believe they could do no wrong>
First Known Use of idealize
IDEALIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of idealize for English Language Learners
: to think of or represent (someone or something) as being perfect
Medical Definition of idealize
idealizedor chiefly British
idealizingor chiefly British
idealizationor chiefly British
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