Intellectualization



[in-tl-ek-choo-uh-lahyz] /ˌɪn tlˈɛk tʃu əˌlaɪz/

verb (used with object), intellectualized, intellectualizing.
1.
to seek or consider the rational content or form of.
2.
to make .
3.
to analyze (something) or rationally.
4.
to ignore the emotional or psychological significance of (an action, feeling, dream, etc.) by an excessively or abstract explanation.
verb (used without object), intellectualized, intellectualizing.
5.
to talk or write ; reason; philosophize:
to intellectualize about world problems.
/ˌɪntɪˈlɛktʃʊəˌlaɪz/
verb
1.
to make or become intellectual
2.
(transitive) to treat or consider in an intellectual way; rationalize
n.

1821, noun of action from intellectualize.
v.

1819, from intellectual + -ize. Related: Intellectualized; intellectualizing.

intellectualization in·tel·lec·tu·al·i·za·tion (ĭn’tl-ěk’chōō-ə-lĭ-zā’shən)
n.

intellectualize in·tel·lec·tu·al·ize (ĭn’tl-ěk’chōō-ə-līz’)
v. in·tel·lec·tu·al·ized, in·tel·lec·tu·al·iz·ing, in·tel·lec·tu·al·iz·es

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