idealization : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a portrayal of something as ideal
the idealization of rural life was very misleading
- n (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that splits something you are ambivalent about into two representations--one good and one bad
- n something that exists only as an idea
- While most American treatment providers blame perfection-seeking parents and the media's idealization of hollow-cheeked actresses for eating disorders (among other dysfunctional .
- The confession: "To destroy the present for the sake of the future is not the right means to promote idealization of national life.
- We're talking about the idealization of a single mom.
- Jack Coleman in New York Daily News
Generally, on television, parents tend to be a lot more patient and a lot more interested in every utterance their darling child makes than in real life,said Coleman, who turned 49 on Wednesday. "So there's a kind of idealization of my...
- Donald Byrd in Chicago Tribune
Byrd describes the new piece as having to do with "romance and idealization," while he plans a cast of one woman and eight men.
- Matthew Barney in Bloomberg
Barney describes that as "the internalization and idealization of the paternal phallus."