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Overview of noun idealisation

The noun idealisation has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. idealization, idealisation

((psychiatry) a defense mechanism that splits something you are ambivalent about into two representations

2. idealization, idealisation

(something that exists only as an idea)

3. idealization, idealisation, glorification

(a portrayal of something as ideal; "the idealization of rural life was very misleading") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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