demonization demonization  /ˌdi mə nə ˈzeɪ ʃən/


  • (n) to represent as diabolically evil


  1. However, I do believe in off-setting the demonization characteristics they put out or the demonization profiles they put out of me.
  2. After 25 years of research, the demonization of sharks doesn't hold, he says.
  3. But there's more to the controversial Libyan leader than one-dimensional demonization allows.


  1. The Danger of Demonization (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

    In between the passage of the ACA in Washington and the adoption of the private option in Little Rock, the demonization of “Obamacare” has been so thorough and unrelenting that I'm afraid that even people who will benefit from the private option could be persuaded to vote against it.
    on July 2, 2013     Source: Arkansas Business

  2. Brent Batten: Oil and gas proposal clouded by hot air

    Hyperbole, global warming, party politics, conspiracy theories and demonization of profits are overheating a process that should be based on a cool assessment of the situation at hand.
    on July 2, 2013     Source: Naples Daily News

  3. Demonizing Iran, Again

    Despite Iran’s election of relative moderate Hassan Rouhani to be the new president, the demonization of Iran continues, with dubious claims about Iranian-linked “terrorism” against the U.S. and its allies.
    on July 1, 2013     Source:

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  1. "As a Hispanic, I was particularly touched by his words. I have been troubled by the demonization of immigrants -- specifically Hispanics -- by too many in this country," Richardson said.
    on Mar 21, 2008 By: Bill Richardson Source: Reuters

  2. In a three-page filing dated Aug. 24 and released Tuesday, Karadzic said any presumption of innocence "has been ...... reduced to a joke" by what he called "demonization in the media."
    on Aug 26, 2008 By: Radovan Karadzic Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Attempts to equate Islam with terrorism should be stopped. Stereotyping and demonization of Muslims should be combated," said Ihsanoglu, a Turkish history professor who became OIC Secretary-General in 2005.
    on Dec 19, 2008 By: Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu Source: Reuters

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