[ fet-i-shahyz ]
/ ˈfɛt ɪˌʃaɪz /
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verb (used with object), fet·ish·ized, fet·ish·iz·ing.
to make a fetish of.
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Also especially British, fet·ish·ise .
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How to use fetishize in a sentence
The media industry has “fetishized objectivity,” when really the conversation should be about “the idea of fairness.”Controversy around newsrooms’ social media policies emboldening the call for unionized media workplaces|Sara Guaglione|June 7, 2021|Digiday
If you fear or fetishize a food, the advice is to eat it so often it becomes normal and unremarkable to eat.
British Dictionary definitions for fetishize
/ (ˈfɛtɪʃˌaɪz) /
(tr) to be excessively or irrationally devoted to (an object, activity, etc)
Derived forms of fetishizefetishization or fetishisation, noun
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