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heathenize

[ hee-thuh-nahyz ]
/ 藞hi 冒蓹藢na瑟z /
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verb (used with object), hea路then路ized, hea路then路iz路ing.
to make heathen.
verb (used without object), hea路then路ized, hea路then路iz路ing.
to become heathen.
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Also especially British, hea路then路ise .

Origin of heathenize

First recorded in 1675鈥85; heathen + -ize
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How to use heathenize in a sentence

  • Instead of your Christianizing them, they will heathenize you.

    Around The Tea-Table|T. De Witt Talmage

British Dictionary definitions for heathenize

heathenize

heathenise

/ (藞hi藧冒蓹藢na瑟z) /

verb
to render or become heathen, or bring or come under heathen influence
(intr) to engage in heathen practices
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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