Animalize An"i*mal*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Animalized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Animalizing}.] [Cf. F. animaliser.] 1. To endow with the properties of an animal; to represent in animal form. --Warburton. [1913 Webster]

2. To convert into animal matter by the processes of assimilation. [1913 Webster]

3. To render animal or sentient; to reduce to the state of a lower animal; to sensualize. [1913 Webster]

The unconscious irony of the Epicurean poet on the animalizing tendency of his own philosophy. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster]

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