literalise

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

literal +‎ -ise

Verb[edit]

literalise (third-person singular simple present literalises, present participle literalising, simple past and past participle literalised)

  1. Alternative form of literalize
    • 2015 November 22, Guy Lodge, “Inside Out; Southpaw; Hot Pursuit; 13 Minutes; Maggie; Rififi – review”, in The Observer[1]:
      Its highest-concept blockbuster to date, Inside Out (Disney, U), dares to literalise this process, guiding viewers’ feelings by personifying them, placing them at the centre of a narrative they’d usually accompany.