OTHER WORDS FROM idealizei·de·al·iz·er, nouno·ver·i·de·al·ize, verb, o·ver·i·de·al·ized, o·ver·i·de·al·iz·ing.un·i·de·al·ized, adjective
How to use idealize in a sentence
The moral "ought" is an idealised form of the primitive tribal "must."Theism or Atheism|Chapman Cohen
It is the beautiful expression of a nature which combined the Greek and the Asiatic characteristics only slightly idealised.Romance of Roman Villas|Elizabeth W. (Elizbeth Williams) Champney
Mr Say's portrait of Guizot is softened down and idealised till the character of the man is lost.
He was her hero, and she moulded him to her fancy, and beautified him, and idealised him.London's Heart|B. L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon
He was very unlike his idealised portrait in the statue; but what matters that?A Book of Ghosts|Sabine Baring-Gould