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  Words related to idealisation

Related / Similar Words: idealization, glorification

 

Definition:
  • a portrayal of something as ideal; "the idealization of rural life was very misleading";
  • something that exists only as an idea;
  • (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that splits something you are ambivalent about into two representations--one good and one bad;

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    Hyponyms: sentimentalization, sentimentalisation, romanticization, romanticisation

     

    Derivational Morphology: glorify, idealize, idealise

     

    Anagrams: desalination

     

     
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