Definition of Depersonalize

1. Verb. Make impersonal or present as an object. "Pornography objectifies women"


Definition of Depersonalize

1. Verb. To remove a sense of personal identity or individual character from something ¹

2. Verb. To present something as an impersonal object ¹

3. Verb. (psychiatry) To suffer an episode of depersonalization ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Depersonalize

1. [v -IZED, -IZING, -IZES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Depersonalize

depermed
deperming
deperms
depersonalisation
depersonalisation disorder
depersonalisation neurosis
depersonalise
depersonalised
depersonalises
depersonalising
depersonalization
depersonalization disorder
depersonalization neurosis
depersonalization syndrome
depersonalizations
depersonalize (current term)
depersonalized
depersonalizes
depersonalizing
depertible
depetal
depetaled
depetaling
depetalled
depetalling
depetals
dephase
dephased
dephases
dephasing

Literary usage of Depersonalize

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Medical education in the United States and Canada: a report to the Carnegie by Abraham Flexner (1910)
"Perhaps neither, so much as a disinclination to depersonalize the hospital staff management; for de- personalization, in hospital management as in faculty ..."

2. Social Control: A Survey of the Foundations of Order by Edward Alsworth Ross (1901)
"... and farther from the visible welfare of particular persons, tends to depersonalize our services and so make them duties rather than ministrations. ..."

3. The Principles of Sociology by Edward Alsworth Ross (1920)
"We expect officials to depersonalize their relations to the public, to act " without fear or favor. ..."

4. The Individualization of Punishment by Raymond ( Saleilles (1911)
"... social environment, season, race, cranial or other anomalies; in brief, they make crime a natural or sociological fact, and depersonalize it. ..."

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