idealized

[ ahy-dee-uh-lahyz ]SEE DEFINITION OF idealized

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You'll say I idealized her; possibly I did, but there she is.

That she idealized him was true, but he grew richly in grace.

She felt a sudden loathing of the man whom she had idealized as a saint.

You are constantly told that Greece idealized whatever she contemplated.

Tom Travis—returned and idealized—with him, the joint heir of The Gaffs.

But if such experience is to be idealized, its origin should disappear.

In this sense only can George Sand be said to have idealized for us the landscapes she loved.

Now that I had exaggerated them, I had idealized, so to speak, in the reverse direction.

But I idealized the bare facts and lifted them into the realm of poetry and literature.

This man, like thousands of others in the city, idealized you.

WORD ORIGIN

1786, probably formed from ideal (adj.) + -ize. Related: Idealized; idealizing.

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