- The representation of things according to a preconception of ideal form or type; a kind of aesthetic distortion to produce idealized forms. A possible motive might be to make things appear as they would if the world were perfect. Also see anime, Apollo, archetype, avatar, exemplar, idealism, nude, style, and stylize.
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Idealization — (British English: idealisation) is the process by which scientific models assume facts about the phenomenon being modeled that are certainly false. Often these assumptions are used to make models easier to understand or solve. Many times… … Wikipedia
Idealization — I*de al*i*za tion, n. 1. The act or process of idealizing. [1913 Webster] 2. (Fine Arts) The representation of natural objects, scenes, etc., in such a way as to show their most important characteristics; the study of the ideal. [1913 Webster] 3 … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
idealization — (n.) 1796; see IDEALIZE (Cf. idealize) + ATION (Cf. ation) … Etymology dictionary
idealization — (Amer.) iÂ·deÂ·alÂ·iÂ·zaÂ·tion || aÉªâ€šdÉªÉ™lÉ™ zeÉªÊƒn / laÉª z n. process of making something ideal; viewing of someone or something as ideal, romanticizing (also idealisation) … English contemporary dictionary
idealization — idealize (also idealise) ► VERB ▪ regard or represent as perfect or better than in reality. DERIVATIVES idealization noun … English terms dictionary
idealization — noun 1. a portrayal of something as ideal (Freq. 1) the idealization of rural life was very misleading • Syn: ↑idealisation, ↑glorification • Derivationally related forms: ↑glorify (for: ↑ … Useful english dictionary
idealization — noun see idealize … New Collegiate Dictionary
idealization — /uy dee euh leuh zay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of idealizing something. 2. Psychoanal. a mental mechanism, operating consciously or unconsciously, in which one person overestimates an admired attribute of another. [1790 1800; IDEALIZE +… … Universalium
idealization — noun a) The act or process of idealizing. b) The representation of natural objects, scenes, etc., in such a way as to show their most important characteristics; the study of the ideal … Wiktionary
idealization — ide·al·iza·tion (i de″əl ĭ zaґshən) a conscious or unconscious mental mechanism in which the individual overestimates an admired aspect or attribute of another person … Medical dictionary
idealization — Synonyms and related words: Prospero, airiness, appearance, autism, autistic thinking, delusiveness, dematerialization, dereism, dereistic thinking, disembodiment, dreamery, etherealization, fallaciousness, false appearance, false light, false… … Moby Thesaurus