Meaning of academicize in English:

academicize

Pronunciation /ˌakəˈdɛmɪsʌɪz/

verb

(also academicise)
  • 1To engage in academic discourse, thought, or analysis. Usually somewhat depreciative rare.

  • 2To make academic, or more academic, in character.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Interpretation of Composition between University & King's College. From academic + -ize.