supernatural + -ize
supernaturalize (third-person singular simple present supernaturalizes, present participle supernaturalizing, simple past and past participle supernaturalized)
- (transitive) To make supernatural; to place a supernatural interpretation upon.
- 1910, William Owen Carver, Missions and modern thought
- The deepest impulse of philosophy is the naturalizing of the supernatural, and the highest function of religion is supernaturalizing the natural.