generalise vs vulgarize what difference

what is difference between generalise and vulgarize

English

Etymology

general +‎ -ise

Verb

generalise (third-person singular simple present generalises, present participle generalising, simple past and past participle generalised)

  1. Non-Oxford British English standard spelling of generalize.


English

Alternative forms

  • vulgarise (non-Oxford British spelling)

Etymology

vulgar +‎ -ize

Verb

vulgarize (third-person singular simple present vulgarizes, present participle vulgarizing, simple past and past participle vulgarized)

  1. To make commonplace, lewd, or vulgar.
    • 1915: Virginia Woolf, The Voyage Out [2]
      “Yes,” said Mr. Flushing. “And in my opinion,” he continued, “the absence of population to which Hirst objects is precisely the significant touch. You must admit, Hirst, that a little Italian town even would vulgarise the whole scene, would detract from the vastness — the sense of elemental grandeur.”

Synonyms

  • debase
  • dumb down

Antonyms

  • ennoble

Translations


Portuguese

Verb

vulgarize

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of vulgarizar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of vulgarizar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of vulgarizar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of vulgarizar

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