transitive verb Date: 1840 to deprive of spiritual character or influence

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • despiritualize — (ˈ)dē+ transitive verb Etymology: de + spiritualize : to deprive of spiritual character or influence despiritualize education and you devitalize life W.L.Sullivan …   Useful english dictionary

  • despiritualize — v.t., despiritualized, despiritualizing. * * * …   Universalium

  • despiritualize — de·spiritualize …   English syllables

  • de|spir|i|tu|al|ize — «dee SPIHR uh chu uh lyz», transitive verb, ized, iz|ing. to deprive of spiritual character; affect with worldliness or materialism: »to despiritualize religion …   Useful english dictionary

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