Was our internalization of the experience as arrogant as his?
1853, from internal + -ization.
1856, American English, from internal + -ize. Related: Internalized; internalizing.
internalize in·ter·nal·ize (ĭn-tûr'nə-līz')v. in·ter·nal·ized, in·ter·nal·iz·ing, in·ter·nal·iz·es
To make internal, personal, or subjective.
To take in and adopt as an integral part of one's attitudes or beliefs.