transcendentalize

transitive verb
tran·​scen·​den·​tal·​ize
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of transcendentalize

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

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History and Etymology for transcendentalize

transcendental entry 1 + -ize

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“Transcendentalize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/transcendentalize. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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