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1. intellectualization

noun. (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that uses reasoning to block out emotional stress and conflict.

Synonyms

  • defense reaction
  • defence
  • intellectualisation
  • defence mechanism
  • defense
  • defence reaction

Antonyms

  • question
  • offence
  • offense

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Sentences with intellectualization


1. Noun, singular or mass
In a larger context, all rational thinking and intellectualization is considered a hindrance to enlightenment.

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