Definition of Orientalize

1. Verb. Make oriental in character. "Orientalize your garden"

Exact synonyms: Orientalise
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Antonyms: Occidentalise, Occidentalize



Definition of Orientalize

1. v. t. to render Oriental; to cause to conform to Oriental manners or conditions.

Definition of Orientalize

1. Verb. To make Oriental; to cause to conform to Oriental manners or conditions. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Orientalize

1. [v -IZED, -IZING, -IZES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Orientalize

oriental person
oriental plane
oriental poppy
oriental roach
oriental spruce
oriental sweetgum
oriental turtle dove
oriental turtle doves
orientalia
orientalise
orientalism
orientalisms
orientalist
orientalists
orientality
orientalize
orientalized
orientalizes
orientalizing
orientally
orientals
orientanol
orientate
orientated
orientates
orientating
orientating response
orientation
orientation chamber
orientation course

Literary usage of Orientalize

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"This may be regarded as another attempt to orientalize the empire, such as the dynasty of Heraclius and others before had previously made. ..."

2. The Panama Canal by Frederic Jennings Haskin (1913)
"Canal was the wildest orgy of modern times, the last attempt to Orientalize a commercial undertaking of the Age of Steam and Steel. ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1860)
"We say that architects must dis- orientalize themselves ; and though they cannot turn up new styles, as our friends over the Channel turn up new ..."

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