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Meaning of INTELLECTUALIZE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`tel*lec"tu*al*ize\, v. t.
1. To treat in an intellectual manner; to discuss
   intellectually; to reduce to intellectual form; to express
   intellectually; to idealize.

         Sentiment is intellectualized emotion. --Lowell.

2. To endow with intellect; to bestow intellectual qualities
   upon; to cause to become intellectual.

 
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