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deglamorize Syllabification: de·glam·or·ize
Pronunciation: /dēˈɡlaməˌrīz/

Definition of deglamorize in English:


[with object]
Make (someone or something) less glamorous or attractive.
Example sentences
  • He believes harm reduction strategies help deglamorise drug abuse and addiction, and does not encourage young people to take up drugs.
  • Taking place in real time, the short goes a long way toward deglamorizing the myth of the celebrity trailer.
  • ‘His art is the art of removing the blockage to large truths by deglamorizing and denaturalizing our priorities of remaining in control’.


Pronunciation: /dēˌɡlamərəˈzāSHən/
Example sentences
  • Metropolitan Opera opening nights are always special, even in this age of the deglamorization of opera.
  • It is not that his film lacks style, but rather that it favors deglamorization over stylization.
  • One relatively positive aspect of the movie is its deglamorization of its people.
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