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[ik-stur-nl-uh-zey-shuh n] /ɪkˌstɜr nl əˈzeɪ ʃən/
the act or process of externalizing.
the quality or state of being externalized.
something that is externalized.
Origin of externalization
First recorded in 1795-1805; externalize + -ation Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • And why should he now oppose the externalization of that sweet thought?

    Carmen Ariza Charles Francis Stocking
  • Can the externalization of thought report back to the thought itself?

    Carmen Ariza Charles Francis Stocking
  • The so-called ejection or externalization of sensations occurs only as their scheme and relation to the unity of their object.

    Criminal Psychology Hans Gross
  • And even this externalization is only 131 in our own consciousness.

    Carmen Ariza Charles Francis Stocking
  • Death is the externalization 136 of human, mortal beliefs, which are not based upon real knowledge, truth.

    Carmen Ariza Charles Francis Stocking
  • The explorer had called it the law of the externalization of thought.

    Carmen Ariza Charles Francis Stocking
  • Why, that was a clear case of externalization, if there ever was one!

    Carmen Ariza Charles Francis Stocking
  • There must be externalization of attention to environment before a mood becomes evident.

    Benign Stupors August Hoch
  • It was a striking demonstration of the importance of picture on the stage as an externalization of dramatic facts.

    How to See a Play Richard Burton
  • Thus, the vie intrieure would seem to prerequire for its externalization a completely furnished chamber of horrors.

    Prophets of Dissent Otto Heller

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