Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or the result of conventionalizing.
- n. The act or process of making conventional.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act of making conventional.
- n. The state of being conventional.
- n. the act of conventionalizing; conforming to a conventional style
“In the mythologies this kind of conventionalization was essential.”
“It's true AFAIK that "youtai," a transliteration of the word "Judah," was invented by Western missionaries, but to ascribe to them some insidious intent because of their choice of the character for "you" overlooks the conventionalization of characters used in transliteration.”
“Was the conventionalization of the octopus design much more ancient than the earliest Trojan examples of the symbol?”
“Even if Jacobsthal's interpretation of the flower as a common Greek symbol for fire be not accepted, the conventionalization of the trident as a lotus blossom is quite analogous to the change, on Greek soil, of the Assyrian thunderweapon to two flowers pointing in opposite directions" (p. 54).”
“All conventionalization is in the interest of increased beauty of line.”
“To appreciate Japanese art it is necessary to become accustomed to the conventionalization of treatment-to understand what the artist was after, and to judge from that standpoint.”
“There is the same conventionalization in treatment, again charming.”
“It is necessary to use to a certain extent the arbitrary subject-divisions, such as portrait, landscape, and figure painting; and to refer also to realistic painting, which tends to depict things as they are, as opposed to the academic, which recognizes the wisdom of conventionalization or idealization.”
“The pattern _G_ is given as the next step in the conventionalization.”
“Fig. 56 was identified as a crocodile but was not regarded as a step in the conventionalization shown.”
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