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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of externalize.

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Examples

  • Whereas stream-of-consciousness tries to direct our attention to the internal drama unfolding in human consciousness, the narrative strategy in this novel externalizes everything, articulates explicitly in the narrator's own language what in s-o-c would remain half-formed and implicit.

    Point of View in Fiction

  • China has the technology to reduce emissions of carbon and currently regulated pollutants, but it lacks the economic incentives because it externalizes the costs onto its citizens and ours: Air pollution causes 750,000 premature deaths in China, while 25% of the particulate matter over Los Angeles originates in China, which has become the world's largest carbon emitter.

    Think of Carbon Law's World Impact

  • The problem lies in the fact that the ego externalizes love so that when the relationship ends ~ the surviving partner seemingly has nothing to hold on to and thus major aloneness, despair and stress can effect the heart.

    THE ULTIMATE STRESS IS THE LOSS OR SEEMING LOSS OF LOVE

  • One wonders what that same audience would have made of Altman's finale, which on the surface makes use of the conventions of the happy ending only to draw attention to them and satirize them, and which externalizes the script itself by putting its too-tidy resolution and literary ironies right out there for anyone to see and to second-guess.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • America externalizes the price of its profligacy by redefining freedom as the right to consume.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • Artistic creativity increasingly came to be regarded as a kind of personal expression that externalizes the vision of the individual artist in a work of autonomous value; craft, by contrast, aims at some practical use.

    Feminist Aesthetics

  • ALBERTO GONZALES/THE FACE OF FASCISM yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'ALBERTO GONZALES/THE FACE OF FASCISM'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: Alberto Gonzales is the legal face of an ultranationalist ideology that not only externalizes evil but condones evil in its own practices of torture and extreme punishment.

    ALBERTO GONZALES / THE FACE OF FASCISM

  • Alberto Gonzales is the face of fascism ~ the legal face of an ultranationalist ideology that not only externalizes evil but condonesevilin its own practices of torture and extreme punishment: Allen L Roland

    ALBERTO GONZALES / THE FACE OF FASCISM

  • It externalizes as many costs as it possibly can, not because it wants to, but because it has to.

    Capitalism 3.0~ Chapter 2

  • What I cannot live with is a definition of "hope" that externalizes it-that fosters denial and a false and naïve anticipation that government, religion, or to quote Lincoln, "the better angels of our nature" will somehow save humanity from slamming with lethal velocity into the brick walls of our own making-climate chaos, global energy catastrophe, planetary economic meltdown, population overshoot, species extinction and die-off -- or nuclear holocaust.

    The End Of The World As We Know It: Hope Vs. Mindset

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