Definition of macarize in US English:

macarize

(also makarize, macarise)

verb

rare
  • with object To account or call (a person, etc.) happy or blessed.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Richard Whately (1787–1863), Church of Ireland archbishop of Dublin and philosopher. From ancient Greek μακαρίζειν from μάκαρ blessed, fortunate (further etymology unknown) + -ίζειν.

Pronunciation

macarize

/ˈmakərʌɪz/