aw·ful·ize / ˈôfəˌlīz/ • v. [tr.] to imagine (something) to be as bad as it can possibly be: one way to make yourself miserable is awfulizing a situation, or imposing impossible standards upon yourself and others [as gerund] (awfulizing) I bravely boarded, managed to find a seat, stash my overnight bag, and engage in some steady awfulizing.
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