interiorize[in tir′ē ər īz′]
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- interiorization noun
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transitive verb in·te·ri·or·ized, in·te·ri·or·iz·ing, in·te·ri·or·iz·es
To cause (feelings, for example) to become an interior or internal part of one's mental or spiritual being; internalize: “In a number of earlier movies, [he] interiorized emotion so much that he became inexpressive” (Pauline Kael).