verb (used with object), in·sti·tu·tion·al·ized, in·sti·tu·tion·al·iz·ing.
Origin of institutionalize
Related Words for institutionalizedtraditional
Examples from the Web for institutionalized
Contemporary Examples of institutionalized
“So many kids from institutionalized settings come to us abused and neglected,” he said.Couple Sues Over Russian ‘Bait-and-Switch’ Adoption of Disabled Kids
October 30, 2014
This is what perpetuates a systemic, institutionalized rape culture.The Violent Side of Friday Night Lights
October 18, 2014
Are you institutionalized when it comes to loving these prison guys?20 Things You Didn’t Know About 'The Shawshank Redemption'
August 27, 2014
In the United States today, some 1.5 million old people have been institutionalized for medical problems.How an iPod Can Fight Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Dr. Bill Thomas
July 20, 2014
Current federal guidelines bar gun sales only to people who have been institutionalized or “adjudicated as a mental defective.”The Great GOP Mental-Health Hypocrisy
September 20, 2013
Historical Examples of institutionalized
The great argument for the day school is that it is not well that children be "institutionalized."The Deaf
Institutionalized habits, mosaics of reactions to forgotten situations, fall like shadows on the life of to-day.
Therefore society can no longer depend upon taboo standards crystallized into institutionalized forms as a means of control.
The original drama which re-enacts an emotionally important experience is institutionalized into a cult.Reconstruction in Philosophy
That this has been the deliberate policy of institutionalized Religion no candid student can deny.The Profits of Religion, Fifth Edition
"to put into institutional life" (usually deprecatory), 1905; see institution. Related: Institutionalized. Earlier (1865) it meant "to make into an institution."