Romanticize - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |roʊˈmæntɪsaɪz|  American pronunciation of the word romanticize
Brit.  |rə(ʊ)ˈmantɪsʌɪz|  British pronunciation of the word romanticize

verb

- interpret romantically(syn: glamorize, glamourise, romanticise)

Don't romanticize this uninteresting and hard work!

- make romantic in style(syn: romanticise)

The designer romanticized the little black dress

- act in a romantic way

Examples

He has romanticized notions of army life.

We were romanticizing about the past.

a romanticized image of life during the war

Don't romanticize this uninteresting and hard work!

The designer romanticized the little black dress

tended to romanticize and exaggerate this 'gracious Old South' imagery

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: romanticize
he/she/it: romanticizes
present participle: romanticizing
past tense: romanticized
past participle: romanticized
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