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sex·u·al·ize

 (sĕk′sho͞o-ə-līz′)
tr.v. sex·u·al·ized, sex·u·al·iz·ing, sex·u·al·iz·es
To make sexual in character or quality: "[In work songs] working techniques are sexualized, and the tools and gestures of trade are turned into erotic metaphors" (A.L. Lloyd).

sex′u·al·i·za′tion (-ə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.

sexualize

(ˈsɛksjʊəˌlaɪz) or

sexualise

vb
1. to make or become sexual or sexually aware
2. to give or acquire sexual associations
ˌsexualiˈzation, ˌsexualiˈsation n

sex•u•al•ize

(ˈsɛk ʃu əˌlaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to render sexual; endow with sexual characteristics.
[1830–40]
sex`u•al•i•za′tion, n.

sexualize


Past participle: sexualized
Gerund: sexualizing

Imperative
sexualize
sexualize
Present
I sexualize
you sexualize
he/she/it sexualizes
we sexualize
you sexualize
they sexualize
Preterite
I sexualized
you sexualized
he/she/it sexualized
we sexualized
you sexualized
they sexualized
Present Continuous
I am sexualizing
you are sexualizing
he/she/it is sexualizing
we are sexualizing
you are sexualizing
they are sexualizing
Present Perfect
I have sexualized
you have sexualized
he/she/it has sexualized
we have sexualized
you have sexualized
they have sexualized
Past Continuous
I was sexualizing
you were sexualizing
he/she/it was sexualizing
we were sexualizing
you were sexualizing
they were sexualizing
Past Perfect
I had sexualized
you had sexualized
he/she/it had sexualized
we had sexualized
you had sexualized
they had sexualized
Future
I will sexualize
you will sexualize
he/she/it will sexualize
we will sexualize
you will sexualize
they will sexualize
Future Perfect
I will have sexualized
you will have sexualized
he/she/it will have sexualized
we will have sexualized
you will have sexualized
they will have sexualized
Future Continuous
I will be sexualizing
you will be sexualizing
he/she/it will be sexualizing
we will be sexualizing
you will be sexualizing
they will be sexualizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sexualizing
you have been sexualizing
he/she/it has been sexualizing
we have been sexualizing
you have been sexualizing
they have been sexualizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sexualizing
you will have been sexualizing
he/she/it will have been sexualizing
we will have been sexualizing
you will have been sexualizing
they will have been sexualizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sexualizing
you had been sexualizing
he/she/it had been sexualizing
we had been sexualizing
you had been sexualizing
they had been sexualizing
Conditional
I would sexualize
you would sexualize
he/she/it would sexualize
we would sexualize
you would sexualize
they would sexualize
Past Conditional
I would have sexualized
you would have sexualized
he/she/it would have sexualized
we would have sexualized
you would have sexualized
they would have sexualized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.sexualize - make sexual, endow with sex, attribute sex to; "The god was sexualized and married to another god"; "Some languages sexualize all nouns and do not have a neuter gender"
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"
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Barnardo's chief executive Javed Khan said: "At a time when surveys show girls are under tremendous pressure to look good, it is irresponsible and immoral for any retailer to advertise clothing that sexualises young girls.
Tilly-May and Timea, both eight, and Mia, 11, wore tight shorts and crop tops as they performed during a debate on whether the activity, which is popular in seedy clubs, sexualises children.
Spray tanning sexualises youngsters," Claude Knights, director of charity Kidscape, said.

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