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Compare French animalisation.


animalization (plural animalizations)

  1. The act of animalizing; the giving of animal life, or endowing with animal properties.
  2. Conversion into animal matter by the process of assimilation.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for animalization in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)