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externalization

[ik-stur-nl-uh-zey-shuh n]
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noun
  1. the act or process of externalizing.
  2. the quality or state of being externalized.
  3. something that is externalized.
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Origin of externalization

First recorded in 1795–1805; externalize + -ation
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018


Examples from the Web for externalization

Historical Examples

  • And even this externalization is only 131 in our own consciousness.

    Carmen Ariza

    Charles Francis Stocking

  • The explorer had called it the law of the externalization of thought.

    Carmen Ariza

    Charles Francis Stocking

  • And why should he now oppose the externalization of that sweet thought?

    Carmen Ariza

    Charles Francis Stocking

  • Why, that was a clear case of externalization, if there ever was one!

    Carmen Ariza

    Charles Francis Stocking

  • Can the externalization of thought report back to the thought itself?

    Carmen Ariza

    Charles Francis Stocking