The word “idealize” has 4 syllables: i-de-al-ize.

It's pronounced as /aɪˈdiːəˌlaɪz/.

What is synonym and antonym for idealize?

In the thesaurus, “idealize” has 6 synonyms and 6 antonyms.

Here are synonyms and antonyms for idealize along with examples of usage in sentences.

Synonyms for idealize

  • glamorize
  • glamourize
  • glorify
  • idolize
  • romanticize
  • soften

Antonyms for idealize

  • belittle
  • decry
  • denigrate
  • deprecate
  • disparage
  • minimize

Meanings of idealize

  • verb
    1. To regard something as ideal.
    2. To conceive or form an ideal.
    3. To portray using idealization.

Example Sentences

  • It's common for people to idealize their childhood memories, remembering only the positive moments.
  • As an artist, she tended to idealize the natural world in her paintings, capturing its beauty and serenity.
  • Despite the challenges, he continued to idealize the concept of true love, hoping for a perfect relationship.
  • Some individuals may idealize certain historical figures, overlooking their flaws and shortcomings.
  • In times of stress, it's easy to idealize a simpler life, free from complexities and responsibilities.

On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, or another words to idealize, such as: belittle, decry, denigrate, deprecate, disparage, glamorize, glamourize.

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