Definition of spiritualize
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.
To spiritualize one's age--that is something worth doing.
Spiritual ignorance and atheistic dogmatism do their best to stop the enhancement of Slavonic peoples' spiritualized science.
They rage against materialism, forgetting that there has been no material improvement which has not spiritualized the world.
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.