Definition of spiritualize

1. To make spiritual; to invoke spirituality.
2. To refine intellectually or morally; to purify from the corrupting influence of the world; to give a spiritual character or tendency to.
3. To give a spiritual meaning to; to take in a spiritual sense; opposed to literalize.
4. To extract spirit.
5. To convert into, or impregnate with, spirit.
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She spiritualizes them, and one feels that they are of the same flesh and blood as one's self.
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To spiritualize one's age--that is something worth doing.
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Spiritual ignorance and atheistic dogmatism do their best to stop the enhancement of Slavonic peoples' spiritualized science.
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They rage against materialism, forgetting that there has been no material improvement which has not spiritualized the world.
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They were surrounded by productive farm land and dominated by large temple complexes like this one at Ur, that were, in fact, effectively, spiritualized, central food distribution centers.
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