animalize

Definitions:

  • To cause (another) to behave like an animal.
  • To depict or represent in the form of an animal.
  • To make into an animal; endow with the attributes of an animal; represent in animal form: as, the Egyptians <em>animalized</em> their deities.
  • To give an animal character or appearance to; especially, to render animal in nature or habits; brutalize; sensualize; excite the animal passions of.
  • To convert into animal matter by the process of assimilation; assimilate, as food.
  • To give, as to vegetable fiber, some of the characteristics of animal fiber, as when cotton is so treated with albumin or casein, or a strong solution of caustic soda, that the fiber shrinks, becomes stronger, and is made capable of absorbing aniline dyes.
  • Also spelled <internalXref urlencoded="animalise">animalise</internalXref>.
  • To endow with the properties of an animal; to represent in animal form.
  • To convert into animal matter by the processes of assimilation.
  • To render animal or sentient; to reduce to the state of a lower animal; to sensualize.
  • To represent in the form of an <xref>animal</xref>
  • To <xref>brutalize</xref>
  • become brutal or insensitive and unfeeling
  • represent in the form of an animal
  • make brutal, unfeeling, or inhuman
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