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fos·sil·ize

 (fŏs′ə-līz′)
v. fos·sil·ized, fos·sil·iz·ing, fos·sil·iz·es
v.tr.
1. To convert into a fossil.
2. To make outmoded or inflexible with time; antiquate.
v.intr.
To become a fossil.

fos′sil·i·za′tion (-sə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.

fossilized

(ˈfɒsɪˌlaɪzd) or

fossilised

adj
1. (Minerals) preserved in fossil form
2. unable to adapt or change, esp because of long tradition or bureaucracy
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fossilized - set in a rigidly conventional pattern of behavior, habits, or beliefs; "obsolete fossilized ways"; "an ossified bureaucratic system"
inflexible - incapable of change; "a man of inflexible purpose"

fossilized

adjective
1. petrified, dead, extinct, prehistoric, ossified, dead as a dodo fossilized dinosaur bones
2. obsolete, antiquated, anachronistic, inflexible, passé, behind the times, superannuated, antediluvian, démodé (French), out of the ark (informal), archaistic breathe some new life into these fossilized organisations
Translations

fossilized

[ˈfɒsɪlaɪzd] ADJfosilizado

fossilized

[ˈfɒsəllaɪzd] fossilised (British) adj
[bones] → fossilisé(e)
(fig) [organization] → sclérosé(e)

fossilized

adjversteinert; (fig) personverknöchert; customsverkrustet, starr

fossilized

[ˈfɒsɪˌlaɪzd] adjfossilizzato/a
References in classic literature ?
It reminded me of a sepia painting I had once seen done from the ink of a fossil Belemnite that must have perished and become fossilized millions of years ago.
Unquestionably a counterpart of the Megatherium of the post-Pliocene period of the outer crust, whose fossilized skeleton has been found in South America."
These were the only reptiles I had ever seen upon Barsoom, but I knew from their similarity to the fossilized remains of supposedly extinct species I had seen in the museums of Helium that they comprised many of the known prehistoric reptilian genera, as well as others undiscovered.
Perry has told me that they are almost identical with the fossilized remains of the diplodocus of the outer crust's Jurassic age.
Existence here has become fossilized. We wear a mask upon our faces; we carry a gauge for our emotions.
And I thought romance and adventure were fossilized!"
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A fossilized poop left unstudied for almost 60 years reveals the unusual meal of ancient hunters during the ritualistic ceremony.