depersonalize :

Search Words
You can search or browse for words


dee pur suh nuh lahyz

  • v  make impersonal or present as an object
    Will computers depersonalize human interactions?

  • So relaxed is the pace that they still don't want to have street signs or house numbers because they believe that such measures tend to depersonalize people.
  • In the visual arts, as in literature, "the cult of utterness," in one critic's phrase, tends to devalue and depersonalize human sexuality.
  • Their purposes: to express a type, depersonalize the actor, permit the actor to appear in more than one part.
News & Articles

  • Bam: Wait, I forgot my ‘line’
    WASHINGTON — President Obama took the eraser yesterday to his famous invocation of a “red line” on Syria. Seeking to depersonalize his plan for an airstrike against the Syrian regime for using chemical weapons, Obama said the red line isn’t “something I kind of made up. I didn’t pluck...
    Sept. 5, 2013 - New York Post

  • Bill Clinton in USA Today
    I think we should be able to talk about this in a mature way,Clinton said after a speech in Little Rock marking the first anniversary of the opening of his presidential library. "I want to depersonalize the debate so we can have the debate...

Bee Dictionary: Search, browse, look at common errors, idioms and more.