Disneyfication

noun
Dis·​ney·​fi·​ca·​tion | \ ˌdiz-nē-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce Disneyfication (audio) \

Definition of Disneyfication

: the transformation (as of something real or unsettling) into carefully controlled and safe entertainment or an environment with similar qualities the Disneyfication of a downtown

First Known Use of Disneyfication

1959, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Disneyfication

Walt Disney + -fication

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“Disneyfication.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Disneyfication. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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