Definition of Literalizing

1. Verb. (present participle of literalize) ¹



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Definition of Literalizing

1. literalize [v] - See also: literalize

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Literalizing

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literalizing (current term)
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Literary usage of Literalizing

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1. The Coming of the Lord: Will it by Premillennial? by James Henry Snowden (1919)
"And this indiscriminating extreme literalizing of Scripture has the same results in our day as it ... It was this literalizing of the Jewish prophecies of ..."

2. The Classical Journal (1826)
"There is always in man a tendency to run from one extreme into another, as from literalizing to allegorizing. Spiritual interpretation is neither ..."

3. Studies on the Book of Revelation by J. Rode (1902)
"That being so we shall, if literalizing the city, be compelled to charge our Savior with polygamy, having one wife of living stones and another of dead ones ..."

4. The Contemporary Review (1867)
"... the most literalizing of his critics will scarcely assert, and yet they must impale themselves upon either of the horns of this dilemma. ..."

5. Primitive Culture: Researches Into the Development of Mythology, Philosophy by Sir Edward Burnett Tylor (1891)
"On examining the descriptions of savage tribes by higher races, it appears that several of the epithets usually applied only need literalizing to turn into ..."

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