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.
Origin of idealize
Examples from the Web for idealized
Contemporary Examples of idealized
Unlike any other show, no relationship is idealized above any other.What On Earth Is ‘The Affair’ About? Season One’s Baffling Finale
December 22, 2014
But there is always a preceding generation, or an idealized time in our personal histories.De Robertis, a New York Great, Bids Farewell
December 4, 2014
The photograph shook up the idea of a model American family during a time when the picture-perfect family was idealized.Garry Winogrand’s American Hustle Comes To The Met
June 27, 2014
And yet if the selfie is the most idealized image of the self, then Cubitt has worked to break through that frozen representation.'Hysterical Literature': Women Who Read Until Orgasm
March 5, 2014
The transformative process “should not be trivialized or idealized,” Miller said.Diplomats from Around the World Join Forces to Train Young Israeli, Palestinian Leaders
Lauren Gelfond Feldinger
December 2, 2013
Historical Examples of idealized
You'll say I idealized her; possibly I did, but there she is.Wayside Courtships
That she idealized him was true, but he grew richly in grace.The Spirit of Sweetwater
She felt a sudden loathing of the man whom she had idealized as a saint.The Guardian Angel
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
You are constantly told that Greece idealized whatever she contemplated.The Crown of Wild Olive
Tom Travis—returned and idealized—with him, the joint heir of The Gaffs.The Bishop of Cottontown
John Trotwood Moore