de- + verbalize
deverbalize (third-person singular simple present deverbalizes, present participle deverbalizing, simple past and past participle deverbalized)
- (transitive) To make non-verbal; to strip of words.
- 1976, Lauren B Resnick, The nature of intelligence:
- Attempts to make first culture-free and then culture-fair tests have largely been efforts to deverbalize intelligence.