Animalizing
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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • animalizing — animalizavimas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Gyvūninio pluošto savybių suteikimas augaliniam pluoštui. atitikmenys: angl. animalizing rus. анимализирование …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • animalizing — animalize (Amer.) v. cause a person to act like an animal; become brutal or unfeeling; make brutal, make inhuman; represent in the form of an animal (also animalise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Animalized — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Animalization — An i*mal*i*za tion, n. [Cf. F. animalisation.] 1. The act of animalizing; the giving of animal life, or endowing with animal properties. [1913 Webster] 2. Conversion into animal matter by the process of assimilation. Owen. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • animalize — animalization, n. /an euh meuh luyz /, v.t., animalized, animalizing. 1. to excite the animal passions of; brutalize; sensualize. 2. Fine Arts. to represent in animal form or endow with animal features. Also, esp. Brit., animalise. [1735 45;… …   Universalium

  • animalizavimas — statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Gyvūninio pluošto savybių suteikimas augaliniam pluoštui. atitikmenys: angl. animalizing rus. анимализирование …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • анимализирование — animalizavimas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Gyvūninio pluošto savybių suteikimas augaliniam pluoštui. atitikmenys: angl. animalizing rus. анимализирование …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • animalize — [an′i məl īz΄] vt. animalized, animalizing 1. to change into animal matter 2. to make (a person) resemble a beast; brutalize; dehumanize animalization n …   English World dictionary

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