EXAMPLES | WORD ORIGIN verb (used with object), e·mo·tion·al·ized, e·mo·tion·al·iz·ing. to make emotional; treat as a matter of emotion.
, especially British e·mo·tion·al·ise. Origin of emotionalize
First recorded in
-ize Related forms de-e·mo·tion·al·ize, verb (used with object), de·-e·mo·tion·al·ized, de·-e·mo·tion·al·iz·ing. o·ver·e·mo·tion·al·ize, verb (used with object), o·ver·e·mo·tion·al·ized, o·ver·e·mo·tion·al·iz·ing.
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Examples from the Web for emotionalize Historical Examples of emotionalize
She can feel as well as think and so can
emotionalize the printed page.
It would be cruelly unfair, she recognized that, to
emotionalize over them—force them.
It is a good idea of Santayana that "the function of poetry is to
emotionalize philosophy." British Dictionary definitions for emotionalize verb (tr) to make emotional; subject to emotional treatment Derived Forms emotionalization or emotionalisation, noun
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