verb (used with object), gen·er·al·ized, gen·er·al·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), gen·er·al·ized, gen·er·al·iz·ing.
Examples from the Web for generalising
The cabman, generalising from observed cases, held the reins out of the way, that Tommy's tall hat might mount in safety.The Intrusions of Peggy|Anthony Hope
I treated the subject so as to avoid all side issues, and I did not permit any generalising to intrude itself.Balthasar|Anatole France
Men personify forces in different ways according to their mental and emotional stature, to their capacity for generalising.The Hearts of Men|H. Fielding
"They never seem quite to have their heads, and never seem quite to lose 'em," said Cothope, generalising about the sex.Tono Bungay|H. G. Wells
Shall I add that the immanence of farce just spoken of does in a little degree mitigate the cruelty by generalising the vulgarity?
British Dictionary definitions for generalising
- to spread throughout the body
- to change from a localized infection or condition to a systemic onegeneralized infection