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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of sexualize.

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Examples

  • I think girls and women have sexualized from the beginning of time, if you view the history of woman as property and a woman was only as good as her virginity and her dowery.

    Desperate Feminist Housewife Moms Rule The World! | Her Bad Mother

  • ... except that advertisers capitalize on male hetero-sexuality by offering up women in sexualized positions, the cumulative effect of which is to feed into certain social expectations of what women should be.

    Guilty pleasures. « A Bird’s Nest

  • Also in the 1970s, final girls and victims alike suffered from what Syracuse University professor Kendall Phillips calls "sexualized terror," wherein any woman who was sexually active got axed or knifed or strangled or garroted.

    Women In Horror Films

  • Don't get me wrong, I am not discounting why this would unsettle any female reader (in much the same way I'm always unsettled by the Atlas-like physique every male hero seems to sport) I just don't think we should be surprised after seeing women 'sexualized' or put on a fantasy pedestal in the medium that's been doing it longer than just about any other except classical painting ...

    It’s Star … Ms. Sapphire if you’re nasty | Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources – Covering Comic Book News and Entertainment

  • The Meat and Spirit Plan presents us with the first-person narrative of the life of a young southern girl (unnamed) who floats through her school years in a kind of sexualized haze and ultimately winds up in a Scottish university studying in the "Postmodern Seminar for the Study of Interpretive Uses" in the religion department.

    Narrative Strategies

  • So could that distress about these prematurely "sexualized" young girls overshadow a similar health trend occurring among young boys?

    Cristen Conger: Girls' Puberty Coming Sooner -- But What about the Boys?

  • And she is getting the same kind of sexualized belittling comments.

    CNN Transcript Apr 8, 2007

  • She is right to characterize this as "racial stereotyping," to acknowledge that these students have been "sexualized" in their teachers 'descriptions of them.

    Confessions of a Prep School College Counselor

  • Does a "sexualized" avatar invite disrespectful behavior online?

    Jezebel

  • Pervs run with this and then claim these "sexualized" girls then deserve what they get when they engage in some sort of exchange with an older man.

    Las Vegas Sun Stories: All Sun Headlines

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