Definition of physicalize in English:


Line breaks: phys¦ic¦al|ize
Pronunciation: /ˈfɪzɪkəlʌɪz
(also physicalise)


[with object]
Express or represent by physical means or in physical terms: physicalizing your anger can help release tension
More example sentences
  • Pavlov's paradigm physicalized associationism, turning its content into something more measurable while preserving its associative form intact.
  • Some of the aspects of the story are physicalised, so it's not quite the same as a play - over half of it is non-verbal - but we wrote what we felt was a really good solid storyline.
  • Was it some physicalised premonition and I'm going to accidentally cut my hand off this evening?



Pronunciation: /-ˈzɛɪʃ(ə)n/
More example sentences
  • Perhaps a trifle too ‘actressy’ at times, she is most effective when she is still, the physicalization playing against the oftentimes-manic language.
  • The play palpably lifts in energy as the characters begin to move, creating a much-needed physicalisation of the dialogue.
  • This resulted in a spiritual distancing of God from man, and an intense hiding of God's face, so-to-speak, which in turn resulted in the physicalization of mankind and creation.

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