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Meaning of IDEALISATION

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a portrayal of something as ideal; "the idealization of rural life was very misleading"
  2. [n]  something that exists only as an idea
  3. [n]  (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that splits something you are ambivalent about into two representations--one good and one bad
 

IDEALISATION is a 12 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: glorification, idealization, idealization, idealization
 
 See Also: admiration, appreciation, defence, defence mechanism, defence reaction, defense, defense mechanism, defense reaction, idea, romanticisation, romanticization, sentimentalisation, sentimentalization, thought

 

 

 

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