verb (used with object), i·de·al·ized, i·de·al·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), i·de·al·ized, i·de·al·iz·ing.
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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
Example sentences from the Web for idealize
The matter embodied is idealised emotion, the vehicle is the idealised language of emotion.Herbert Spencer|J. Arthur Thomson
Throughout all the representations of the dragon one feature is common, and that is the idealised serpent.Fictitious & Symbolic Creatures in Art|John Vinycomb
The picture which the stories give us is clearly that of an idealised Norwegian countryman of primitive times.The Heroic Age|H. Munro Chadwick
The Story of My Heart is an idealised picture of his inner life.A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature|John W. Cousin
Mr Say's portrait of Guizot is softened down and idealised till the character of the man is lost.