- 1 [with object] Give an intellectual character to: belief was a gut feeling—it couldn’t be intellectualizedMore example sentences
- But I am intellectualizing this book, which can only give you the experience of dislocation viscerally, through the flow of its language.
- Performance artists are always so goddamn self-important and intellectualizing everything they do.
- They intellectualize it until you realize why they spend so much time alone ‘writing dissertations.’
- 2 [no object] Talk, write, or think intellectually: people who intellectualize about fashionMore example sentences
- Anna said that she can intellectualize about her relationship with Martin now; the passion has cooled to the point where she could walk away if she wanted to.
- In this film, Allen doesn't seem to be trying to intellectualize about God or morality, nor does he attempt to do anything overly comedic or complex.
- It's one thing to theorize and intellectualize about such things, but very difficult to realize that it actually can happen.
More definitions of intellectualizeDefinition of intellectualize in:
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