transitive verb

: to make transcendent : cause to transcend
other Christian critics … transcendentalize the values out of all significant contact with actionE. E. Aubrey
: to make transcendental : idealize
was so easy for him to transcendentalize this emotionH. S. Canby

Word History


transcendental entry 1 + -ize

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“Transcendentalize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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