Definition of spiritualize in English:


Line breaks: spir¦itu¦al|ize
Pronunciation: /ˈspɪrɪtʃʊəlʌɪz
, -tjʊəl-/
(also spiritualise)


[with object]
Elevate to a spiritual level: the task of spiritualizing institutions of state power did not prove to be easy
More example sentences
  • So there you go, plenty to entertain you, spiritualize you, educate you and most importantly make you laugh.
  • But the overall effect of the poem is one of denial, fabricated intimacy and an insulting treatment of a situation that in our culture has already been spiritualized and depersonalized to death.
  • At lunch today we spoke a little about prasadam, vegetarian foods that have been spiritualized by being offered to Krishna in the temple.



Pronunciation: /-ˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
More example sentences
  • Thus one focuses on spiritualization of the self, the family, and consequently the whole society by imbibing higher values in one's character.
  • How weary I am of all this spiritualization of vicious bloodshed!
  • A further spiritualization is necessary, for it also must be assumed by Wilkinson that, in praying this prayer, Jabez is motivated primarily by a desire to make a greater impact for God.

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