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Idealisation   Listen
idealisation  n.  
Same as idealization.

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"Idealisation" Quotes from Famous Books

... quite easy on that score—but which are not in perfect harmony with Catholic morals. I assure you these things are believed by many. I am simply stating the facts; it is really no business of mine. After all, saintliness is never a reality; it is always more or less an idealisation of the image by the mirror. If there is saintliness anywhere, it is in the mirror, in the people who believe in the saints. I myself do not believe in them. But let us come to serious matters. I was obliged to say some unpleasant things to you, I even wounded you; now I will apply the remedy. ...
— The Saint • Antonio Fogazzaro

Words linked to "Idealisation" :   psychiatry, defence, defense, thought, sentimentalization, defence mechanism, defence reaction, romanticization, romanticisation, glorification, admiration, psychopathology, idealise, defense reaction, psychological medicine, defense mechanism, sentimentalisation, idealization, idea, appreciation

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