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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Other Words from interiorize

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

Examples of interiorize in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The performance was too good and certainly too subtle and interiorized for the academy. Manohla Dargis, New York Times, "Brad Pitt and the Beauty Trap," 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 20 Oct. 2020.

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