[ an-uh-muh-lahyz ]
/ ˈæn ə məˌlaɪz /
verb (used with object), an·i·mal·ized, an·i·mal·iz·ing.
to excite the animal passions of; brutalize; sensualize.
Fine Arts. to represent in animal form or endow with animal features.
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Also especially British, an·i·mal·ise.
OTHER WORDS FROM animalizean·i·mal·i·za·tion, noun
Words nearby animalize
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Example sentences from the Web for animalization
A discerning one might easily regard himself at present as the animalization of God.Beyond Good and Evil|Friedrich Nietzsche
British Dictionary definitions for animalization
/ (ˈænɪməˌlaɪz) /
(tr) to rouse to brutality or sensuality or make brutal or sensual
Derived forms of animalizeanimalization or animalisation, noun
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