Warning: mysql_numrows(): supplied argument is not a valid MySQL result resource in /home/kidsnetau/dictionary_content.txt on line 15

Dictionary

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

 

Hyponyms: sentimentalization, sentimentalisation, romanticization, romanticisation

 

Derivational Morphology: glorify, idealize, idealise

 

 
  Search Dictionary

Search the meaning/definition of over one hundred thousand words!
 
 
  
  Random Word
sporting_goods means equipment needed to participate in a particular sport; ... more
 
  Find words starting with:
   
A
B
C
   
D
E
F
   
G
H
I
   
J
K
L
   
M
N
O
   
P
Q
R
   
S
T
U
   
V
W
X
   
Y
Z