externalize externalize


  1. (v) regard as objective
  2. (v) make external or objective, or give reality to


  • They externalize a deep, ineradicable fantasy, and behind the vain, comic flap there flies however briefly a valuable purpose.


  • Irsay complains about “negative agendas”

    If you had “Jim Irsay will externalize blame for his inflammatory comments about Peyton Manning” in the office pool, congratulations. As expected, the Colts owner has reacted to the reaction to his “championships over stats” comments regarding his former franchise quarterback. “Those expressing negativity about the concept of building well rounded teams around great QBs…
    on October 16, 2013     Source: NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk


  1. "He's trying to obviously think of ways to motivate himself," Woods said. "A lot of guys don't really externalize it. We all say things like that inside, and he's just trying to gain any kind of edge mentally when you're out there playing. He...
    on Aug 3, 2007 By: Tiger Wood Source: ABC News

  2. "I think I have quite a healthy attitude to being adapted," Hornby said, "I don't feel precious about the books. I understand that to make movies you have to externalize things that were internal in the book." "Of course, when it goes...
    on Nov 1, 2009 By: Nick Hornby Source: Seattle Times

  3. "The environment has been looked at as an externality," UNEP executive director Achim Steiner said. "We can no longer externalize these issues. Global trade and the environment are inextricably linked."
    on Feb 5, 2007 By: Achim Steiner Source: Playfuls.com

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untenable untenable
/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /