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an·i·mal·ize

 (ăn′ə-mə-līz′)
tr.v. an·i·mal·ized, an·i·mal·iz·ing, an·i·mal·iz·es
1. To cause (another) to behave like an animal.
2. To depict or represent in the form of an animal.

an′i·mal·i·za′tion (-mə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.

animalize

(ˈænɪməˌlaɪz) or

animalise

vb
(tr) to rouse to brutality or sensuality or make brutal or sensual
ˌanimaliˈzation, ˌanimaliˈsation n

an•i•mal•ize

(ˈæn ə məˌlaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to excite the animal passions of; brutalize; sensualize.
[1735–45]
an`i•mal•i•za′tion, n.

animalize


Past participle: animalized
Gerund: animalizing

Imperative
animalize
animalize
Present
I animalize
you animalize
he/she/it animalizes
we animalize
you animalize
they animalize
Preterite
I animalized
you animalized
he/she/it animalized
we animalized
you animalized
they animalized
Present Continuous
I am animalizing
you are animalizing
he/she/it is animalizing
we are animalizing
you are animalizing
they are animalizing
Present Perfect
I have animalized
you have animalized
he/she/it has animalized
we have animalized
you have animalized
they have animalized
Past Continuous
I was animalizing
you were animalizing
he/she/it was animalizing
we were animalizing
you were animalizing
they were animalizing
Past Perfect
I had animalized
you had animalized
he/she/it had animalized
we had animalized
you had animalized
they had animalized
Future
I will animalize
you will animalize
he/she/it will animalize
we will animalize
you will animalize
they will animalize
Future Perfect
I will have animalized
you will have animalized
he/she/it will have animalized
we will have animalized
you will have animalized
they will have animalized
Future Continuous
I will be animalizing
you will be animalizing
he/she/it will be animalizing
we will be animalizing
you will be animalizing
they will be animalizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been animalizing
you have been animalizing
he/she/it has been animalizing
we have been animalizing
you have been animalizing
they have been animalizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been animalizing
you will have been animalizing
he/she/it will have been animalizing
we will have been animalizing
you will have been animalizing
they will have been animalizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been animalizing
you had been animalizing
he/she/it had been animalizing
we had been animalizing
you had been animalizing
they had been animalizing
Conditional
I would animalize
you would animalize
he/she/it would animalize
we would animalize
you would animalize
they would animalize
Past Conditional
I would have animalized
you would have animalized
he/she/it would have animalized
we would have animalized
you would have animalized
they would have animalized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.animalize - represent in the form of an animal
interpret, represent - create an image or likeness of; "The painter represented his wife as a young girl"
2.animalize - make brutal, unfeeling, or inhuman; "Life in the camps had brutalized him"
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.animalize - become brutal or insensitive and unfeeling
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"

animalize

verb
To ruin utterly in character or quality:
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