Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To impart an emotional quality to.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To give something an emotional quality.
  • v. To make an emotional display.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To give an emotional character to.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To render emotional; infect with emotional excitement; regard as a mere matter of emotion.

Etymologies

emotional +‎ -ize (Wiktionary)

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