HyperDic: idealise

English > 2 senses of the word idealise:
VERBcognitionidealise, idealizeconsider or render as ideal
cognitionidealise, idealizeform ideals
English > idealise: 2 senses > verb 1, cognition
MeaningConsider or render as ideal.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymidealize
NarrowerdeifyConsider as a god or godlike
romanticize, romanticise, glamorize, glamouriseinterpret romantically
Broadersee, consider, reckon, view, regarddeem to be
Spanishidealizar
Catalanidealitzar
Nounsidealthe idea of something that is perfect
idealisation(psychiatry) a defense mechanism that splits something you are ambivalent about into two representations--one good and one bad
English > idealise: 2 senses > verb 2, cognition
Meaningform ideals.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymidealize
Broaderthink up, think of, dream up, hatch, concoctdevise or invent / invent
Spanishidealizar
Catalanidealitzar
Nounsidealthe idea of something that is perfect

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