Definition of mediatized in English:


(also mediatised)

Pronunciation /ˈmiːdɪətʌɪzd/


  • 1historical Of a prince or state: reduced in power or position. Compare mediatize .

  • 2Mediated; reduced in power or effect by the interposition of a mediating agent. By extension: rendered subject to the controlling influence of the mass media.


Early 19th century. From mediate + -ized, probably after German mediatisieren mediatize. Compare mediatization, and slightly later mediatize.