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noun as in glorification

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But there is a messy middle territory between demonization and idealization.

This de-idealization came about, in part, Hall argues, because artists were now wealthy and powerful enough to mock themselves.

The irony is that the idealization of Earp as a good guy with a gun, an unswerving servant of law and order, is a myth.

Admittedly, a lot of undeserved cultural authority will have to erode before this idealization can materialize.

The force of such idealization helped to carry forward the human race to a new milestone on the path of progress.

Such views and sentiments are incompatible with the idealization of a benevolent despotism.

The two genuine modes of idealization, the subjective and the objective, are not always easy to be reconciled.

I felt that the necessary idealization could only be attained by adopting the clothing of the past.

After the Antonines, the events are related with simple truth to nature, as a mere chronicle, without any idealization at all.


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On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to idealization, such as: ennoblement, honor, and magnification.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.