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in·tel·lec·tu·al·ize

 (ĭn′tl-ĕk′cho͞o-ə-līz′)
tr.v. in·tel·lec·tu·al·ized, in·tel·lec·tu·al·iz·ing, in·tel·lec·tu·al·iz·es
1. To furnish a rational structure or meaning for.
2. To avoid psychological insight into (an emotional problem) by performing an intellectual analysis.

in′tel·lec′tu·al·iz′er n.

intellectualize

(ˌɪntɪˈlɛktʃʊəˌlaɪz) or

intellectualise

vb
1. to make or become intellectual
2. (tr) to treat or consider in an intellectual way; rationalize
ˌintelˌlectualiˈzation, ˌintelˌlectualiˈsation n
ˌintelˈlectualˌizer, ˌintelˈlectualˌiser n

in•tel•lec•tu•al•ize

(ˌɪn tlˈɛk tʃu əˌlaɪz)

v. -ized, -iz•ing. v.t.
1. to make intellectual; analyze intellectually or rationally.
2. to ignore the emotional or psychological significance of (an action, feeling, etc.) by an excessively intellectual or abstract explanation.
v.i.
3. to talk or write intellectually; reason; philosophize.
[1810–20]
in`tel•lec`tu•al•i•za′tion, n.
in`tel•lec′tu•al•iz`er, n.

intellectualize


Past participle: intellectualized
Gerund: intellectualizing

Imperative
intellectualize
intellectualize
Present
I intellectualize
you intellectualize
he/she/it intellectualizes
we intellectualize
you intellectualize
they intellectualize
Preterite
I intellectualized
you intellectualized
he/she/it intellectualized
we intellectualized
you intellectualized
they intellectualized
Present Continuous
I am intellectualizing
you are intellectualizing
he/she/it is intellectualizing
we are intellectualizing
you are intellectualizing
they are intellectualizing
Present Perfect
I have intellectualized
you have intellectualized
he/she/it has intellectualized
we have intellectualized
you have intellectualized
they have intellectualized
Past Continuous
I was intellectualizing
you were intellectualizing
he/she/it was intellectualizing
we were intellectualizing
you were intellectualizing
they were intellectualizing
Past Perfect
I had intellectualized
you had intellectualized
he/she/it had intellectualized
we had intellectualized
you had intellectualized
they had intellectualized
Future
I will intellectualize
you will intellectualize
he/she/it will intellectualize
we will intellectualize
you will intellectualize
they will intellectualize
Future Perfect
I will have intellectualized
you will have intellectualized
he/she/it will have intellectualized
we will have intellectualized
you will have intellectualized
they will have intellectualized
Future Continuous
I will be intellectualizing
you will be intellectualizing
he/she/it will be intellectualizing
we will be intellectualizing
you will be intellectualizing
they will be intellectualizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been intellectualizing
you have been intellectualizing
he/she/it has been intellectualizing
we have been intellectualizing
you have been intellectualizing
they have been intellectualizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been intellectualizing
you will have been intellectualizing
he/she/it will have been intellectualizing
we will have been intellectualizing
you will have been intellectualizing
they will have been intellectualizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been intellectualizing
you had been intellectualizing
he/she/it had been intellectualizing
we had been intellectualizing
you had been intellectualizing
they had been intellectualizing
Conditional
I would intellectualize
you would intellectualize
he/she/it would intellectualize
we would intellectualize
you would intellectualize
they would intellectualize
Past Conditional
I would have intellectualized
you would have intellectualized
he/she/it would have intellectualized
we would have intellectualized
you would have intellectualized
they would have intellectualized
Translations

intellectualize

[ˌɪntɪˈlektjʊəlaɪz]
B. VIdar razones

intellectualize

vtintellektualisieren
vi you always have to intellectualizedu musst immer alles verstandesgemäß angehen, bei dir muss immer alles über den Kopf gehen (inf)

intellectualize

vi (psych) intelectualizar
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