Definition of Romanticize

1. Verb. Interpret romantically. "Don't romanticize this uninteresting and hard work!"

Exact synonyms: Glamorize, Glamourise, Romanticise
Generic synonyms: Idealise, Idealize
Derivative terms: Romanticisation, Romanticization



2. Verb. Make romantic in style. "The designer romanticized the little black dress"
Exact synonyms: Romanticise
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify

3. Verb. Act in a romantic way.
Generic synonyms: Act, Behave, Do

Definition of Romanticize

1. Verb. (transitive) To make something romantic or to view something in a romantic manner ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To think or act in a romantic manner ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Romanticize

1. [v -CIZED, -CIZING, -CIZES]

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Literary usage of Romanticize

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1. Romanticism and the Romantic School in Germany by Robert Maximillian Wernaer (1909)
"1 How much akin these words are to those of Novalis above quoted:1 "By giving the finite the appearance of the infinite, I romanticize." To "romanticize ..."

2. Modernism in Religion by James Macbride Sterrett (1922)
"In many ways we need to romanticize, to recover much from them that we have lost. ... But no cultured mind can romanticize to the full; ..."

3. Life Overrules Death-Anti Terror/World Peace Poems by Nikhil Parekh (2005)
"... blossoming each instant into an unbelievable festoon of joyous ecstasy, romanticize exotically; and let others romanticize too; enlightening their lives ..."

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