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intellectualize

in·tel·lec·tu·al·ize

intellectualize

 
pronunciation:
In t lek chu laIz
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: intellectualized, intellectualizes, intellectualizing
definition: to consider or stress the rational or intellectual aspects of, esp. ignoring the emotional.
He tends to intellectualize most problems.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to discuss or consider something in an intellectual manner.
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derivation: intellectualization (n.)