- to make emotional; treat as a matter of emotion.
Also especially British, e·mo·tion·al·ise.
Origin of emotionalize
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Examples from the Web for emotionalize
She can feel as well as think and so can emotionalize the printed page.The Vitalized School
Francis B. Pearson
It would be cruelly unfair, she recognized that, to emotionalize over them—force them.The Real Adventure
Henry Kitchell Webster
It is a good idea of Santayana that "the function of poetry is to emotionalize philosophy."The Last Harvest
- (tr) to make emotional; subject to emotional treatment
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