- to hold romantic notions, ideas, etc.
Also especially British, ro·man·ti·cise.
Origin of romanticize
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More recently, haute couture has even tried the romanticization of overalls.Enough with the Overalls!
April 7, 2010
- (intr) to think or act in a romantic way
- (tr) to interpret according to romantic precepts
- to make or become romantic, as in style
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Word Origin and History for romanticization
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