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

verb (used with object), intellectualized, intellectualizing.
to seek or consider the rational content or form of.
to make .
to analyze (something) or rationally.
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.
to talk or write ; reason; philosophize:
to intellectualize about world problems.
to make or become intellectual
(transitive) to treat or consider in an intellectual way; rationalize

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

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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