aestheticize[es t̸het′i sīz′]
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- aestheticization noun
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also es·thet·i·cizetransitive verb aes·thet·i·cized also es·thet·i·cized, aes·thet·i·ciz·ing also es·thet·i·ciz·ing, aes·thet·i·ciz·es also es·thet·i·ciz·es
To depict in an idealized or artistic manner: “When they range too far from experience, aestheticize life too much, the pictures are disappointing” (Village Voice).