verb (used with object), hea·then·ized, hea·then·iz·ing.
to make heathen.
verb (used without object), hea·then·ized, hea·then·iz·ing.
to become heathen.
Also especially British, hea·then·ise.
Origin of heathenize
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Historical Examples of heathenize
Instead of your Christianizing them, they will heathenize you.Around The Tea-Table
T. De Witt Talmage
to render or become heathen, or bring or come under heathen influence
(intr) to engage in heathen practices
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