[ hahy-pos-tuh-tahyz, hi- ]
/ haɪˈpɒs təˌtaɪz, hɪ- /
verb (used with object), hy·pos·ta·tized, hy·pos·ta·tiz·ing.
to treat or regard (a concept, idea, etc.) as a distinct substance or reality.
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“Everyday" is an adjective that describes things that happen habitually or items that are normal items or events.
Also especially British, hy·pos·ta·tise.
OTHER WORDS FROM hypostatizehy·pos·ta·ti·za·tion, noun
Words nearby hypostatize
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Example sentences from the Web for hypostatise
When we attempt to conceive it as a reality, we “hypostatise the zero.”The Philosophy of the Conditioned|H. L. Mansel
British Dictionary definitions for hypostatise
/ (haɪˈpɒstəˌtaɪz) /
to regard or treat as real
to embody or personify
Derived forms of hypostatizehypostatization or hypostatisation, noun
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