verb (used with object), spir·it·u·al·ized, spir·it·u·al·iz·ing.
Examples from the Web for spiritualize
The absurd extravagance of many attempts to “spiritualize” the latter should not blind us to the truth which they caricature.The Expositor's Bible: Colossians and Philemon|Alexander Maclaren
Therefore, if our conceptions of God are overwhelmed by what we know of nature, let us seek to enlarge and spiritualize them.The Book of Isaiah, Volume I (of 2)|George Adam Smith
God, as the absolute substance, is the absolute ideality, the infinite power to spiritualize all things.A History of Philosophy in Epitome|Albert Schwegler
It requires a vast deal of refinement to spiritualize their large physical endowments.Our Old Home, Vol. 2|Nathaniel Hawthorne
That consciousness tended rather to spiritualize his thought: we may say, it subdued him.Christianity and Modern Thought|Various