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


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  • As all narcissists do, Bill alternately overidealized and devalued her.

    Without Pity

  • "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close," adapted by Eric Roth, at times teeters on the tightrope it's walking: some of its characters seem overidealized; its musical score at times pushes our emotional buttons a bit too obviously; its central character's quest feels like something a writer constructed.

    The Seattle Times

  • Just as eighteenth-century warfare should not be overidealized, Jones’s strategic genius should not be overstated.

    John Paul Jones


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