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v. ro·man·ti·cized, ro·man·ti·ciz·ing, ro·man·ti·ciz·es
To view or interpret romantically; make romantic.
To think in a romantic way.
ro·man′ti·ci·za′tion (-sĭ-zā′shən) n.
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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
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v. -cized, -ciz•ing. v.t.
1. to invest with a romantic character.v.i.
2. to hold romantic notions, ideas, etc.
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Past participle: romanticized
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|Verb||1.||romanticize - interpret romantically; "Don't romanticize this uninteresting and hard work!"|
|2.||romanticize - make romantic in style; "The designer romanticized the little black dress"|
|3.||romanticize - act in a romantic way|
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To regard or imbue with affected or exaggerated emotion:
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A. VT → sentimentalizar
B. VI → fantasear
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romanticize[rəʊˈmæntɪsaɪz] romanticise (British)
vt [+ person, past] → romancer, sentimentaliser
vi → sentimentaliser
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
romanticize[rəʊˈmæntɪˌsaɪz] vt → romanzare
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