Definitions for idealisation

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  1. idealization, idealisation(noun)

    (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that splits something you are ambivalent about into two representations--one good and one bad

  2. idealization, idealisation(noun)

    something that exists only as an idea

  3. idealization, idealisation, glorification(noun)

    a portrayal of something as ideal

    "the idealization of rural life was very misleading"

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