romanticization
noun see romanticize

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • romanticization — romanticize (also romanticise) ► VERB ▪ deal with or describe in an idealized or unrealistic fashion. DERIVATIVES romanticization noun …   English terms dictionary

  • romanticization — See romanticize. * * * …   Universalium

  • romanticization — n. process of making something romantic, process of giving romantic qualities; state of holding romantic ideas about something …   English contemporary dictionary

  • romanticization — ro·man·ti·ci·za·tion …   English syllables

  • romanticization — noun the act of indulging in sentiment • Syn: ↑sentimentalization, ↑sentimentalisation, ↑romanticisation • Derivationally related forms: ↑romanticise (for: ↑romanticisation), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • romanticize — romanticization, n. /roh man teuh suyz /, v., romanticized, romanticizing. v.t. 1. to make romantic; invest with a romantic character: Many people romanticize the role of an editor. v.i. 2. to hold romantic notions, ideas, etc. Also, esp. Brit.,… …   Universalium

  • nature —    The distinction between nature and convention goes back to Anaximander, is well noted by Aristotle, and is the source of much social and political theory. It was not, however, until the romanticization of nature in the early modern period that …   Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture

  • romanticisation — noun the act of indulging in sentiment • Syn: ↑sentimentalization, ↑sentimentalisation, ↑romanticization • Derivationally related forms: ↑romanticise, ↑romanticize (for: ↑romant …   Useful english dictionary

  • sentimentalisation — noun the act of indulging in sentiment • Syn: ↑sentimentalization, ↑romanticization, ↑romanticisation • Derivationally related forms: ↑romanticise (for: ↑romanticisation), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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