Definition of intellectualization in English:


Pronunciation /-ˌekCHo͞oələˈzāSHən/


(also British intellectualisation)

See intellectualize

‘What comes across strongly about the 1960s in this book is the fusion of idealism, intellectualization, and newfound professionalism.’
  • ‘What pursues Jenkins into her fourth decade of dance-making is a reputation for excessive intellectualization in her movement.’
  • ‘One is free to permit a certain amount of intellectualization in yin practice since it does not involve actual fighting.’
  • ‘All this stupid intellectualization won't get us closer to God or truth.’
  • ‘However, there's a fine line between mysticism and the intellectualization of spirituality.’