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spiritualize

[ spir-i-choo-uh-lahyz ]
/ ˈspɪr ɪ tʃu əˌlaɪz /
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verb (used with object), spir·it·u·al·ized, spir·it·u·al·iz·ing.

to make spiritual.
to invest with a spiritual meaning.

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Nearby words

spiritual bouquet, spiritual incest, spiritualism, spiritualist, spirituality, spiritualize, spirituals, spiritualty, spirituel, spirituous, spiritus asper
Also especially British, spir·it·u·al·ise.

Origin of spiritualize

First recorded in 1625–35; spiritual + -ize
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British Dictionary definitions for spiritualize

spiritualize

spiritualise

/ (ˈspɪrɪtjʊəˌlaɪz) /

verb

(tr) to make spiritual or infuse with spiritual content
Derived Formsspiritualization or spiritualisation, nounspiritualizer or spiritualiser, noun
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