[roh-man-tuh-sahyz] /roʊˈmæn təˌsaɪz/

verb (used with object), romanticized, romanticizing.
to make ; invest with a character:
Many people romanticize the role of an editor.
verb (used without object), romanticized, romanticizing.
to hold notions, ideas, etc.
(intransitive) to think or act in a romantic way
(transitive) to interpret according to romantic precepts
to make or become romantic, as in style

1818, from romantic + -ize. Related: Romanticized; romanticizing.


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