bastardization bastardization


  1. (n) declaring or rendering bastard
  2. (n) an act that debases or corrupts


  1. Inevitably, some purists are voicing objections to what they see as the bastardization of a Chinese cultural icon.
  2. As recently as 20 years ago, Egyptologists scorned Late Period sculpture as a bastardization of the classical standards of the dynastic tradition.
  3. We must destroy any move toward bastardization.


  • The Gershwins’ Porgy & Bess, Reviewed

    The Gershwins’ Porgy & Bess —which is to say, the 2011 opera-into-musical re-engineering by the playwright of Top Dog/Underdog and others—may indeed be a bastardization of a towering American classic, like Stephen Sondheim said it is , but I wouldn’t know.
    on December 28, 2013     Source: Washington City Paper


  • "So this should be a warning that this bastardization has really gone too far. Thus it is important to bring back the party-list system to its original intention of strengthening the political organizations or marginalized groups," Bello said.
    on Mar 20, 2010 By: Walden Bello Source: Business Mirror

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