de-spiritualize

spiritualize

[spir-i-choo-uh-lahyz]
verb (used with object), spiritualized, spiritualizing.
1.
to make spiritual.
2.
to invest with a spiritual meaning.
Also, especially British, spiritualise.


Origin:
1625–35; spiritual + -ize

spiritualization, noun
spiritualizer, noun
despiritualization, noun
despiritualize, verb (used with object), despiritualized, despiritualizing.
respiritualize, verb (used with object), respiritualized, respiritualizing.
unspiritualized, adjective
unspiritualizing, adjective
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spiritualize or spiritualise (ˈspɪrɪtjʊəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to make spiritual or infuse with spiritual content
 
spiritualise or spiritualise
 
vb
 
spirituali'zation or spiritualise
 
n
 
spirituali'sation or spiritualise
 
n
 
'spiritualizer or spiritualise
 
n
 
'spiritualiser or spiritualise
 
n

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