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