dehumanise :

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  • v  deprive of human qualities
  • v  make mechanical or routine
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  • Morning Briefing
    One view: Must the Catholic church dehumanise John Paul II to make him a saint? Sadly, the process of canonisation seems to require stripping the former pope of his personality, to fit the sterile mould of a saint
    April 24, 2014 - National Catholic Reporter

  • Oprah Winfrey in Burnley Express
    Oprah adds: "I wouldn't be involved with anything that was going to humiliate or dehumanise or make anybody feel bad. When we decided to do a series, we knew that we had to create something that was different, a new kind of television, a new kind of...
  • Jamie Glazov in Sydney Morning Herald
    Glazov writes that in many Islamic societies, "women are supposed to dehumanise themselves in order to be tolerated : Women are considered to be the incarnation of shahwa [desire] which comes from the devil. In this environment the pathological...
  • Bono in Independent Online
    We see this pattern of Africans displayed as supplicants. We need to start portraying Africans as noble, entrepreneurial, very handsome, beautiful, smart. Break the cliches,Bono told a crowd at the school in Mayange. "As people dehumanise...

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