unspiritualize love

Definitions

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  • v. To deprive of spirituality.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To deprive of spirituality.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ spiritualize

Examples

  • I still recall his reply to me in Edinburgh, when I cautioned him against permitting his scientific studies to unspiritualize his activities.

    Recollections of a Long Life

  • Wealth and worldliness unspiritualize thousands of professed Christians.

    Recollections of a Long Life

  • Of course, money will do after its kind, and will steadily work to unspiritualize and unchurch the people to whom it was bequeathed.

    English Traits (1856)

  • Now there are several enjoyments in themselves very lawful, and yet such as, upon a free, unwary use of them, will by degrees certainly indispose and unspiritualize the mind, dulling its appetite, and taking off its edge and relish to the things of God.

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. IV.

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