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ro·man·ti·cize

 (rō-măn′tĭ-sīz′)
v. ro·man·ti·cized, ro·man·ti·ciz·ing, ro·man·ti·ciz·es
v.tr.
To view or interpret romantically; make romantic.
v.intr.
To think in a romantic way.

ro·man′ti·ci·za′tion (-sĭ-zā′shən) n.

romanticize

(rəʊˈmæntɪˌsaɪz) or

romanticise

vb
1. (intr) to think or act in a romantic way
2. (tr) to interpret according to romantic precepts
3. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) to make or become romantic, as in style
4. (Art Terms) to make or become romantic, as in style
5. (Classical Music) to make or become romantic, as in style
roˌmanticiˈzation, roˌmanticiˈsation n

ro•man•ti•cize

(roʊˈmæn təˌsaɪz)

v. -cized, -ciz•ing. v.t.
1. to invest with a romantic character.
v.i.
2. to hold romantic notions, ideas, etc.
[1810–20]
ro•man`ti•ci•za′tion, n.

romanticize


Past participle: romanticized
Gerund: romanticizing

Imperative
romanticize
romanticize
Present
I romanticize
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he/she/it romanticizes
we romanticize
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Preterite
I romanticized
you romanticized
he/she/it romanticized
we romanticized
you romanticized
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Present Continuous
I am romanticizing
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we are romanticizing
you are romanticizing
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Present Perfect
I have romanticized
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we have romanticized
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Past Continuous
I was romanticizing
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we were romanticizing
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Past Perfect
I had romanticized
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we had romanticized
you had romanticized
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Future
I will romanticize
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Future Perfect
I will have romanticized
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Future Continuous
I will be romanticizing
you will be romanticizing
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we will be romanticizing
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they will be romanticizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been romanticizing
you have been romanticizing
he/she/it has been romanticizing
we have been romanticizing
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they have been romanticizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been romanticizing
you will have been romanticizing
he/she/it will have been romanticizing
we will have been romanticizing
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they will have been romanticizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been romanticizing
you had been romanticizing
he/she/it had been romanticizing
we had been romanticizing
you had been romanticizing
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Conditional
I would romanticize
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Past Conditional
I would have romanticized
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we would have romanticized
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.romanticize - interpret romantically; "Don't romanticize this uninteresting and hard work!"
idealise, idealize - consider or render as ideal; "She idealized her husband after his death"
2.romanticize - make romantic in style; "The designer romanticized the little black dress"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
3.romanticize - act in a romantic way
behave, act, do - behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself; "You should act like an adult"; "Don't behave like a fool"; "What makes her do this way?"; "The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people"

romanticize

verb
To regard or imbue with affected or exaggerated emotion:
Translations

romanticize

[rəʊˈmæntɪsaɪz]
A. VTsentimentalizar
B. VIfantasear

romanticize

[rəʊˈmæntɪsaɪz] romanticise (British)
vt [+ person, past] → romancer, sentimentaliser
visentimentaliser

romanticize

romanticize

[rəʊˈmæntɪˌsaɪz] vtromanzare
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It seems from his publications and broadcasts that Dr Chinn romanticises the past, when nothing untoward ever happened.