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in·ter·nal·ize

(ĭn-tûr′nə-līz′)
tr.v. in·ter·nal·ized, in·ter·nal·iz·ing, in·ter·nal·iz·es
1. To make internal or cause to become internal.
2. To take in and make an integral part of one's attitudes or beliefs: had internalized the cultural values of the Poles after a year of living in Warsaw.
3. To direct (one's bad feelings or conflicts) inwards, often as a manifestation of depression, anxiety, and social withdrawal.

in·ter′nal·i·zer n.
in·ter′nal·i·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
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internalize

(ɪnˈtɜːnəˌlaɪz) or

internalise

vb
(Psychology) (tr) psychol sociol to make internal, esp to incorporate within oneself (values, attitudes, etc) through learning or socialization. Also: interiorize Compare introject
inˌternaliˈzation, inˌternaliˈsation n
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in•ter•nal•ize

(ɪnˈtɜr nlˌaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to incorporate within oneself (the cultural values, mores, etc., of others) through learning, socialization, or identification.
2. to make subjective or give a subjective character to.
3. to acquire (a linguistic rule, structure, etc.) as part of one's language competence.
in•ter`nal•i•za′tion, n.
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internalize


Past participle: internalized
Gerund: internalizing

Imperative
internalize
internalize
Present
I internalize
you internalize
he/she/it internalizes
we internalize
you internalize
they internalize
Preterite
I internalized
you internalized
he/she/it internalized
we internalized
you internalized
they internalized
Present Continuous
I am internalizing
you are internalizing
he/she/it is internalizing
we are internalizing
you are internalizing
they are internalizing
Present Perfect
I have internalized
you have internalized
he/she/it has internalized
we have internalized
you have internalized
they have internalized
Past Continuous
I was internalizing
you were internalizing
he/she/it was internalizing
we were internalizing
you were internalizing
they were internalizing
Past Perfect
I had internalized
you had internalized
he/she/it had internalized
we had internalized
you had internalized
they had internalized
Future
I will internalize
you will internalize
he/she/it will internalize
we will internalize
you will internalize
they will internalize
Future Perfect
I will have internalized
you will have internalized
he/she/it will have internalized
we will have internalized
you will have internalized
they will have internalized
Future Continuous
I will be internalizing
you will be internalizing
he/she/it will be internalizing
we will be internalizing
you will be internalizing
they will be internalizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been internalizing
you have been internalizing
he/she/it has been internalizing
we have been internalizing
you have been internalizing
they have been internalizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been internalizing
you will have been internalizing
he/she/it will have been internalizing
we will have been internalizing
you will have been internalizing
they will have been internalizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been internalizing
you had been internalizing
he/she/it had been internalizing
we had been internalizing
you had been internalizing
they had been internalizing
Conditional
I would internalize
you would internalize
he/she/it would internalize
we would internalize
you would internalize
they would internalize
Past Conditional
I would have internalized
you would have internalized
he/she/it would have internalized
we would have internalized
you would have internalized
they would have internalized
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.internalize - incorporate within oneself; make subjective or personal; "internalize a belief"
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
ascribe, attribute, impute, assign - attribute or credit to; "We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare"; "People impute great cleverness to cats"
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Translations

internalize

[ɪnˈtɜːnəlaɪz] VTinteriorizar
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internalize

[ɪnˈtɜːrnəlaɪz] internalise (British) vt [+ belief, values] → intérioriser
Over time she internalized her parents' attitudes → Avec le temps, elle avait fini par intérioriser les attitudes de ses parents.
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internalize

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internalize

[ɪnˈtɜːnəˌlaɪz] vt (frm) → interiorizzare
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internalize

vt (psych) interiorizar
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This scale was originally written to measure how an individual internalizes the stigmatizing attitudes about mental illness.
A child who internalizes their problems is said to be suffering from depression and experience loss of interest in activities including their study, work and social activities.
Once a person is awakened through the meditative experience, a process begins whereby one internalizes the meaning within sacred stories and ceremonies.