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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Make impersonal; Make external or give reality to.

Usage examples (28)
  • The reasoning in the article is poor, and the author's claim that the word objectify "is often used, but rarely defined" is absurd.
  • To 'objectify' is to perceive or regard a person as an object.
  • She strikes me as a woman who would not "objectify" herself -- she doesn't need to do so, being at the top of her sport.
  • A favorite example of mine is the old feminist declaration that men "objectify" women when they respond to female beauty as nature decrees. for more
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