Etymology
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romanticize (v.)

"render romantic in character," 1818, from romantic + -ize. Related: Romanticized; romanticizing; romanticization.

updated on September 16, 2021

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Definitions of romanticize from WordNet

romanticize (v.)
interpret romantically;
Don't romanticize this uninteresting and hard work!
Synonyms: romanticise / glamorize / glamourise
romanticize (v.)
make romantic in style;
The designer romanticized the little black dress
Synonyms: romanticise
romanticize (v.)
act in a romantic way;
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.

Dictionary entries near romanticize

Romano-

Romansh

romantic

romanticism

romanticist

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Romany

Rome

Romeo

Romish

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