supernaturalize

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Etymology[edit]

supernatural +‎ -ize

Verb[edit]

supernaturalize (third-person singular simple present supernaturalizes, present participle supernaturalizing, simple past and past participle supernaturalized)

  1. (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.