transitive verb-·ized·, -·iz·ing
When you absorb information and the knowledge changes your attitude, this is an example of a time when you internalize the information.
transitive verbin·ter·nal·ized, in·ter·nal·iz·ing, in·ter·nal·iz·es
- To make internal, personal, or subjective: “Protean man internalizes the longing for immortality through an ongoing process of death and rebirth within himself” ( Henry S. Resnik )
- To take in and make an integral part of one's attitudes or beliefs: had internalized the cultural values of the Poles after a year of living in Warsaw.
(third-person singular simple present internalizes, present participle internalizing, simple past and past participle internalized)
internalize - Medical Definition
- To make internal, personal, or subjective.
- To take in and adopt as an integral part of one's attitudes or beliefs.
- in·ter′nal·i·za′tion (-nə-lĭ-zā′shən)
- Role-playing may be used to illustrate the techniques of anger management and help the participants understand and internalize them.
- In addition to the free video links, students have access to exercises and other tools to help them internalize the lessons.
- Once you learn the song well, you will internalize that chord and it will then become a part of your vocabulary.
- As a result, children often internalize their feelings of loss, sadness, anger etc. that can lead to negative behaviors in the children and as a result negatively influence a new marriage.
- The teen may internalize criticism, and that can show up as a poor sense of worth and lack of confidence.