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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Representing a human being as a physical thing deprived of personal qualities or individuality; Regarding something abstract as a material thing.

Usage examples (37)
  • According to Marx, treating labor as a commodity exemplified the reification of the individual
  • Actually, I never said that before, and I had to look up the word reification, but you get the idea.
  • Now and again, you political science folks really ought to learn some history, stuff that it outside your comfort zone in reification.
  • It's a hypothetical construct based on a logical fallacy called "reification". for more
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