in·​te·​ri·​or·​ize | \ in-ˈtir-ē-ə-ˌrīz How to pronounce interiorize (audio) \
interiorized; interiorizing

Definition of interiorize

transitive verb

: to make interior especially : to make a part of one's own inner being or mental structure

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interiorization \ in-​ˌtir-​ē-​ə-​rə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce interiorize (audio) \ noun

Examples of interiorize in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But for me, contemporary art has to be about the way the artists themselves interiorize the outside. San Diego Union-Tribune, 16 Mar. 2021 The performance was too good and certainly too subtle and interiorized for the academy. Manohla Dargis, New York Times, 30 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of interiorize

1906, in the meaning defined above

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“Interiorize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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