occidentalize

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v occidentalize make western in character "The country was Westernized after it opened up"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • occidentalize To render occidental; cause to conform to Occidental customs or modes of thought.
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Usage

In literature:

In such cases the passport does become an instrument of oppression, from either the Occidental or the Oriental point of view.
"Russian Rambles" by Isabel F. Hapgood
They discussed also the problems of the day as frankly as if they had been in an Occidental drawing-room.
"Parrot & Co." by Harold MacGrath
It is, therefore, outstandingly an occidental development.
"Modern Religious Cults and Movements" by Gaius Glenn Atkins
He was the Boabdil of this occidental Granada.
"The Andes and the Amazon" by James Orton
The Grand Occidental, being a wagon show, moved wholly by road.
"Horses Nine" by Sewell Ford
Another delightful fact of San Francisco is the Occidental Hotel.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 80, June, 1864" by Various
CADIZ, a town of the province of Negros Occidental, island of Negros, Philippine Islands, on the N. coast, about 53 m. N.N.E.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
This is a concession to occidental taste which all but oriental enthusiasts will appreciate.
"The Adventures of Uncle Jeremiah and Family at the Great Fair" by Charles McCellan Stevens (AKA 'Quondam')
The sultana, speaking with decidedly un-oriental diction, came shimmering over to them, and shook hands with occidental heartiness.
"Miss Pat at School" by Pemberton Ginther
ALPHABETS OF ALL THE ORIENTAL AND OCCIDENTAL LANGUAGES, Leipsig, 1852, royal 8vo., 2s.
"Notes and Queries, Number 197, August 6, 1853" by Various
The oriental is a rather mild individual as a rule and wrangling and fighting is probably less common than among occidental communities.
"Wanderings in the Orient" by Albert M. Reese
They do everything different from our occidental methods.
"Pan-Islam" by George Wyman Bury
A second pastime was her patience, that bond which knits together our occidental civilization.
"The Third Miss Symons" by Flora Macdonald Mayor
Politically the island is divided into four States, Oriente, Camaguey, Las Villas, and Occidente.
"The Arena" by Various
The Oriental grain is not improved to every eye by a cheap veneering of Occidental science and commercialism.
"The Color Line" by William Benjamin Smith
Some of the incidents of this tale furnish references to both Occidental as well as Oriental customs, which are appropriate subjects of comment.
"Algic Researches, Comprising Inquiries Respecting the Mental Characteristics of the North American Indians, Vol. 1 of 2" by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
The cry of grief for the dead in battle; that is the note in all early literature, Occidental and Oriental.
"The Literature of Ecstasy" by Albert Mordell
The oldest of beast-tales available for occidental children is the story of Reynard the Fox.
"Literature in the Elementary School" by Porter Lander MacClintock
His was the sombre Occidental imagination fired with the splendor of the Orient.
"Vondel's Lucifer" by Joost van den Vondel
An Oriental Book is the chief literature of an Occidental world.
"The Bible and Life" by Edwin Holt Hughes
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In poetry:

It came from Holstein's birchen-belted meadows,
And from the tropic calms
Of Indian islands in the sunlit shadows
Of Occidental palms;
"In Remembrance Of Joseph Sturge" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

OCCIDENTAL CENTER FOR THE ARTS 3850 Doris Murphy Ct. Occidental, CA 95465.
After reading the Buffalo Bulletin and the article proclaiming Occidental Hotel owner Dawn Wexo businesses person of the year.
Caroline Heldman Dr Heldman is an Assistant Professor at Occidental College in Los Angeles.
He was a veteran of the Army and a retiree of Occidental Chemical in Taft.
Obama has no business experience, but after high school, he attended (Columbia University, Occidental College, and Harvard Law School) where he was president of the Harvard Law Review.
An air of uncertainty followed Monte Vista High graduate Matt Tuckness into his senior football season at Occidental College-Los Angeles.
3850 Doris Murphy Ct, Occidental Sonoma CA.
Chad Hurst led Redlands over Occidental.
Mindfulness as a psychological construct is relatively new to the occidental world but has been practiced for centuries in the Orient.
For more information or to book, please visit Occidental Grand Nuevo Vallarta, or call 800 858-2258.
Occidental Bails On Bakken Shale Play Sending Mixed Signals To Oilfield Services Sector.
How Occidental Petroleum, a company used to keeping a low profile, found itself in the center of a shareholder revolt.
The Westwood headquarters of Occidental Petroleum Corporation has a tomblike feel.
The past few years have been good for Occidental Petroleum CFO Stephen Chazen.
Occidental Petroleum Vying for Yates Petroleum .
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In science:

This reluctance is closely related to the deep origins of the modern (experimental) physics, which stays in the Middle Age occidental monasteries.
Outline for a formal general theory of physical measurements
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