Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To make unreal; to idealize.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To make unreal; to idealize.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To take away the reality of; make or consider unreal; divest of reality; present or treat in an ideal form.

Etymologies

un- +‎ realize (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He would instinctively avoid every turn which might tend to unrealize, and so to make the character fascinating.

    English literary criticism

  • I reply, that the object of all these things was -- to unrealize the scene.

    Note Book of an English Opium-Eater

  • But Gabriel hadn’t been able to unrealize that she was an actual person.

    Crave

  • I couldn’t unrealize that not all humans are the same, even though I wanted to.

    Crave

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