Definitionenregional note: in BRIT, also use internalise
verb If you internalize something such as a belief or a set of values, you make it become part of your attitude or way of thinking. [formal] [V n] ⇒ Over time she internalized her parents' attitudes. [V-ed] ⇒ ...a social order which depends on internalized feelings of what is right and wrong. internalization (ɪntɜːʳnəlaɪzeɪʃən
) uncountable noun [usu with poss] [+ of] ⇒ ...my internalisation of hatred, disgust and fear.
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