theorization

theorize

[thee-uh-rahyz, theer-ahyz]
verb (used without object), theorized, theorizing.
1.
to form a theory or theories.
verb (used with object), theorized, theorizing.
2.
to form a theory or theories about.
Also, especially British, theorise.


Origin:
1630–40; < Medieval Latin theōrizāre. See theory, -ize

theorization, noun
theorizer, noun
overtheorization, noun
overtheorize, verb (used without object), overtheorized, overtheorizing.
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theorize or theorise (ˈθɪəˌraɪz)
 
vb
(intr) to produce or use theories; speculate
 
theorise or theorise
 
vb
 
theori'zation or theorise
 
n
 
theori'sation or theorise
 
n
 
'theorizer or theorise
 
n
 
'theoriser or theorise
 
n

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theorize
1630s, perhaps a formation in English from theory + -ize.
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