Meaning of intellectualize
Pronunciation: (in"tl-ek'ch-u-līz"), [key]
— v., -ized, -iz•ing.
- to seek or consider the rational content or form of.
- to make intellectual.
- to analyze (something) intellectually or rationally.
- to ignore the emotional or psychological significance of (an action, feeling, dream, etc.) by an excessively intellectual or abstract explanation.
- to talk or write intellectually; reason; philosophize: to intellectualize about world problems.