exoticize

ex·ot·i·cize

 (ĭg-zŏt′ĭ-sīz′)
tr.v. ex·ot·i·cized, ex·ot·i·ciz·ing, ex·ot·i·ciz·es
To regard or represent as foreign or exotic, especially in a stereotypic or superficial way: "a Eurocentric American who exoticizes Asian culture as a means of containing the threat of its power" (Elizabeth Brown-Guillory).

exoticize

(ɪɡˈzɒtɪˌsaɪz) or

exoticise

vb
(tr) to regard or present as exotic

exoticize


Past participle: exoticized
Gerund: exoticizing

Imperative
exoticize
exoticize
Present
I exoticize
you exoticize
he/she/it exoticizes
we exoticize
you exoticize
they exoticize
Preterite
I exoticized
you exoticized
he/she/it exoticized
we exoticized
you exoticized
they exoticized
Present Continuous
I am exoticizing
you are exoticizing
he/she/it is exoticizing
we are exoticizing
you are exoticizing
they are exoticizing
Present Perfect
I have exoticized
you have exoticized
he/she/it has exoticized
we have exoticized
you have exoticized
they have exoticized
Past Continuous
I was exoticizing
you were exoticizing
he/she/it was exoticizing
we were exoticizing
you were exoticizing
they were exoticizing
Past Perfect
I had exoticized
you had exoticized
he/she/it had exoticized
we had exoticized
you had exoticized
they had exoticized
Future
I will exoticize
you will exoticize
he/she/it will exoticize
we will exoticize
you will exoticize
they will exoticize
Future Perfect
I will have exoticized
you will have exoticized
he/she/it will have exoticized
we will have exoticized
you will have exoticized
they will have exoticized
Future Continuous
I will be exoticizing
you will be exoticizing
he/she/it will be exoticizing
we will be exoticizing
you will be exoticizing
they will be exoticizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been exoticizing
you have been exoticizing
he/she/it has been exoticizing
we have been exoticizing
you have been exoticizing
they have been exoticizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been exoticizing
you will have been exoticizing
he/she/it will have been exoticizing
we will have been exoticizing
you will have been exoticizing
they will have been exoticizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been exoticizing
you had been exoticizing
he/she/it had been exoticizing
we had been exoticizing
you had been exoticizing
they had been exoticizing
Conditional
I would exoticize
you would exoticize
he/she/it would exoticize
we would exoticize
you would exoticize
they would exoticize
Past Conditional
I would have exoticized
you would have exoticized
he/she/it would have exoticized
we would have exoticized
you would have exoticized
they would have exoticized
References in periodicals archive ?
The result of his decision to not exoticize the horror of mass murder was "The Act of Killing," a savage, troublingly amusing, film.
To rephrase one of the themes running through your provocation: in what ways do black holes exoticize a permanently unknowable other?
To the filmmakers' credit, much of the story foregoes the temptation to exoticize the region's colonial past and recent civil war.
The first chapter, "Indo-Canadian Women's Fiction in English: Feminist AntiRacist Politics and Poetics that Resist the Indo-Chic", opens with a succinct history of South Asian Canadian writing in the larger international context with the boom of Indian literature in English, and puts the relatively recent success of these texts down to recurrent marketing strategies that simultaneously depoliticize and exoticize them: "The literary value of these novels is thus paradoxically put into question by the very system that promotes them", the authors write.
She didn't plan to show the resultant pictures in the United States, thinking they would be seen to exoticize their subjects.
There are also a number of picture books for young readers that do not exoticize the north to the same extent.
3] It might also be noted that the depiction of the Na'vi continues a trend to romanticize and exoticize native peoples that has been present in cinema for decades.
There was a tendency to exoticize transgender people, and there was very little serious coverage," she says.
To summarize the book's findings: historical narratives about the Thirty Years War minimize or ignore the achievements of female rulers, leaders, and warriors; they reduce historical heroines to their private roles and exoticize mythical figures such as witches and Amazons; invented female characters appear with much greater frequency than historical women.
Divided into five sections, the book uses travel as an allegory for the Self's search for its other half, a Platonic journey that reshapes the ubiquitous-and generally problemafic--"travel poem" into literature that chooses not to exoticize the Other.
Always ready to exoticize, even when on their best behavior, the news media pulled out their one-size-fits-all cultural exceptionalism.
It was a strong concept, but it did not exoticize Ephesus because the live actors engaged with the puppets as they would with ordinary people--no discontinuity of discourse was evident other than the misrecognitions built into the script--and Adriana herself was human.