defamiliarize

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verb de·fa·mil·iar·ize \(ˌ)dē-fə-ˈmil-yə-ˌrīz\

Definition of defamiliarize

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to present or render in an unfamiliar artistic form usually to stimulate fresh perception

defamiliarization

play \-ˌmil-yə-rə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

1971

First Known Use of defamiliarize

1971


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