Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine

Word of the Day 05/25/17 Hypostatize

Hypostatize (verb)
hypostatize [hahy-pos-tuh-tahyz, hi-]

verb (used with object), hypostatized, hypostatizing.
1. to treat or regard (a concept, idea, etc.) as a distinct substance or reality.

Also, especially British, hypostatise.

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Origin: 1820-30; < Greek hypostat(ós) (see hypostatic) + -ize

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