defamiliarize

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

Definition of defamiliarize 

transitive verb

: to present or render in an unfamiliar artistic form usually to stimulate fresh perception

Other Words from defamiliarize

defamiliarization \-ˌmil-yə-rə-ˈzā-shən \ noun

First Known Use of defamiliarize

1965, in the meaning defined above

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