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italicize

[ih-tal-uh-sahyz, ahy-tal-]
verb (used with object), i·tal·i·cized, i·tal·i·ciz·ing.
  1. to print in italic type.
  2. to underscore with a single line, as in indicating italics.
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verb (used without object), i·tal·i·cized, i·tal·i·ciz·ing.
  1. to use italics.
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Also especially British, i·tal·i·cise.

Origin of italicize

First recorded in 1785–95; italic + -ize
Related formsi·tal·i·ci·za·tion, nounun·i·tal·i·cized, adjective
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Examples from the Web for unitalicized

Historical Examples

  • The usage was changed so that languages were always italicized and the other words were unitalicized.

    Dissertation on the English Language

    Noah Webster, Jr.


British Dictionary definitions for unitalicized

italicize

italicise

verb
  1. to print (textual matter) in italic type
  2. (tr) to underline (letters, words, etc) with a single line to indicate italics
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Derived Formsitalicization or italicisation, noun
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Word Origin and History for unitalicized

italicize

v.

"to print in italics" (for emphasis, etc.), 1795, from italic + -ize. Related: Italicized; italicizing.

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