Definition of historizing in US English:

historizing

noun

  • The action of narrating something as history; the treatment of something as history or from a historical point of view.

adjective

  • That narrates as history; that considers something from a historical point of view; characterized by a historical approach.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in James Hayward (fl. 1630–1635). From historize + -ing<br>mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Gaule (1603/4–1687), Church of England clergyman and author. From historize + -ing.

Pronunciation

historizing

/ˈhɪstərʌɪzɪŋ/