glamorization glamorization

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of glamorizing; making something or someone more beautiful (often in a superficial way)

Usage(s):

  1. People are not as uncomfortable as they ought to be about the glamorization of human hurt.
  2. But misguided as all the glamorization may be, it is still a tribute to the galvanizing impact of Mehta's performances.
  3. It has been able, at long last, to supersede the Hollywood glamorization of life.

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  1. "He has a love and passion for it," Gilbert said. "It's benefiting something good. It's not for self-glamorization. It's not to be self-indulged. It's to open doors, so he can help somebody else have another opportunity in life."
    on Nov 21, 2009 By: Sean Gilbert Source: The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

  2. "The glamorization of thug life is pretty disgusting, and it probably cost Ricardo his life," said Walsh, a Washington resident. "The hope is that the museum has an impact on kids to say that there is a consequence for your actions."
    on Apr 28, 2008 By: John Walsh Source: Baltimore Sun

  3. "I want to restrict a mass murderer's access to the public podium," Ashcroft said at the time. "I'm concerned about irresponsible glamorization of a culture of violence."
    on Jan 18, 2008 By: John Ashcroft Source: Chicago Tribune

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