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etherealize

[ih-theer-ee-uh-lahyz]
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verb (used with object), e·the·re·al·ized, e·the·re·al·iz·ing.
  1. to make ethereal.
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Also especially British, e·the·re·al·ise.

Origin of etherealize

First recorded in 1820–30; ethereal + -ize
Related formse·the·re·al·i·za·tion, noun
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Examples from the Web for etherealized

Historical Examples

  • Instead, it etherealized and spiritualized Constance's beauty.

    A Pilgrim Maid

    Marion Ames Taggart

  • She seemed so light and etherealized as to be almost bodiless.

  • So the image was retained in its entirety, but etherealized, refined.

    The Blazed Trail

    Stewart Edward White

  • Thorne drew her hand within his arm and they moved on slowly in the faint moonlight that etherealized the plain.

    A Prairie Courtship

    Harold Bindloss

  • A sudden light leaped lustrous into the woman's eyes, her face shone radiant in its etherealized beauty.

    The Hill of Venus

    Nathan Gallizier


British Dictionary definitions for etherealized

etherealize

etherealise

verb (tr)
  1. to make or regard as being ethereal
  2. to add ether to or make into ether or something resembling ether
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Derived Formsetherealization or etherealisation, noun
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