Intellectualization definitions

ĭn'tl-ĕk'cho͝o-ə-lĭ-zā'shən
The act or process of intellectualizing.
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An unconscious means of protecting oneself from the emotional stress and anxiety associated with confronting painful personal fears or problems by excessive reasoning.
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The act or process of intellectualizing.
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An unconscious means of protecting oneself from the emotional stress and anxiety associated with confronting painful personal fears or problems by excessive reasoning.
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(uncountable) The act or process of intellectualizing.
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(countable) An instance of such a process.
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