Definition of Idealisation in English :

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Idealisation meaning in English

Meaning of Idealisation in English

Pronunciation of Idealisation in English

Idealisation pronunciation in English

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1. idealisation, idealization

(psychiatry) a defense mechanism that splits something you are ambivalent about into two representations--one good and one bad

2. idealisation, idealization

something that exists only as an idea

3. glorification, idealisation, idealization

a portrayal of something as ideal

Example Sentences:
'the idealization of rural life was very misleading'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of idealisation
the representation of something as ideal
a conception of something that dwells on its advantages and ignores its deficiencies
a general theoretical account of natural phenomena that ignores features that are difficult to accommodate within a theory

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