Advertisement

Advertisement

emotionalize

[ ih-moh-shuh-nl-ahyz ]

verb (used with object)

, e·mo·tion·al·ized, e·mo·tion·al·iz·ing.
  1. to make emotional; treat as a matter of emotion.


emotionalize

/ ɪˈməʊʃənəˌlaɪz /

verb

  1. tr to make emotional; subject to emotional treatment


Discover More

Derived Forms

  • eˌmotionaliˈzation, noun
Discover More

Other Words From

  • de-e·motion·al·ize verb (used with object) deemotionalized deemotionalizing
  • over·e·motion·al·ize verb (used with object) overemotionalized overemotionalizing
Discover More

Word History and Origins

Origin of emotionalize1

First recorded in 1875–80; emotional + -ize
Discover More

Example Sentences

I can't emotionalize present day western life—you can, but you must bend to your desk like a man.

It is a good idea of Santayana that "the function of poetry is to emotionalize philosophy."

It would be cruelly unfair, she recognized that, to emotionalize over them—force them.

She can feel as well as think and so can emotionalize the printed page.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement


emotionalityemotional labor