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depersonalize

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verb de·per·son·al·ize \(ˈ)dē-ˈpər-snə-ˌlīz, -ˈpər-sə-nə-\

Definition of depersonalize

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to deprive of the sense of personal identity <schools that depersonalize students>

  3. 2 :  to make impersonal <depersonalizing medical care>



1866

First Known Use of depersonalize

1866


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